Mission: Arts of Life advances the creative arts community by providing artists with intellectual and developmental disabilities a collective space to expand their practice and strengthen their leadership.
Target demographics: Adult artists who have developmental and/ or intellectual disabilities.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 60 artists
Geographic areas served: Chicago-land
Programs: We support each other as professional artists in creating a thriving arts community based on cooperative decision-making and mutual respect. We are committed to providing high quality, innovative services for adults with developmental disabilities. The studio focuses on its artists’ needs and strives to exceed expectations. Our community thrives and depends on the unique skills and capabilities of everyone involved - our artists, staff, and volunteers.