Friends are for life

Here are some links to organizations providing opportunities for adults with disabilities to express themselves through the creation of art. We think you may find them interesting!

Art & Disability Organizations


AXIS Dance Company
Art Enables (Washington DC)
Arts Unbound (New Jersey)
Arts of Life (Illinois)
Becoming Independent (California)
California Department of Developmental Services (DDS)
Creative Clay (Florida)
Creative Growth (California)
ECF Art Center (California)
First Street Gallery Art Center (California)
Flying Shuttles Studio (Rhode Island)
Gateway Arts (Massachusetts)
Golden Gate Regional Center (GGRC) (California)
GRACE (Vermont)
Hospital Audiences, Inc. (New York) 
Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts (Minnesota)
Little City Foundation: Center for the Arts (Illinois)
Make-Studio (Maryland)
National Arts and Disability Center (NADC) (California)
National Institute of Art and Disabilities (NIAD) (California)
Neighborhood Center for the Arts (California)
Open Door Arts Studio (Ohio)
Outside the Lines Studio (Massachusetts)
Project Onward (Illinois)
Pure Vision Arts (New York)
Shared Lives Studio (Ohio)
Sophie’s Gallery - St Madeleine Sophie’s Center (California)
Southside Art Center (California)
Spindleworks (Maine)
Sprout (New York)
Studio by the Tracks (Alabama)
The Studio (California)
Visionaries and Voices (Ohio)
VSA - Hawaii (Hawaii) 
VSA North Fourth Art Center (New Mexico) 

Able Art (Japan)
Arts Access Australia (Australia)
Arts Project Australia (Australia)
Bifrost (Denmark)
Centre d’Expression et de Créativité la Hesse de Vielsalm (Belgium)
Creahm (Belgium) 
Die Schlumper (Germany)
Gugging Artists (Austria)
In-Definite Arts (Alberta, Canada)
KCAT (Ireland)
Kettuki (Finland)
Kunst & Vliegwerk (Netherlands)
Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts (Alberta, Canada)
Project Ability (Scotland) 

Community Art Partners

Avalon Bay Communities, Inc.
BRIDGE Housing
David Baker + Partners
Deluxe Distribution
Mercy Housing
Recchiuti Confections

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Jaime Wong
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