SOMArts Cultural Center presents DIS/PLAY, a multidisciplinary exhibition of work by more than 30 Bay Area artists and groups — including NIAD’s Christian Vassell, Jazmin Zepeda, and Raven Harper — who are stretching and expanding predictable representations of disability in the gallery space.
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again… You truly really cannot lose at a NIAD Art Center fundraiser. Seriously. With the return of Win Win, NIAD Art Center has commissioned artists — more than 100 national and local artists, including the artists at NIAD’s studio art program — to produce work (paintings, photographs, […]
This week’s guest organizers in our Affordable Art Online Exhibition (AAOE) series Raymond McKenzie. Raymond has been adding flair and taste to Bay Area Museum gift shops for quite awhile. Wait until you see the amazing job he’s done on our exhibition.
We’re thinking big this Spring with “Assemble: A NIAD Project With Nina Zurier” in the main gallery. On view in the annex space is “ROK: Recent Wall Pieces from Nina Zurier.” The storefront fronts a “Win Win 3 Preview” and in the backroom, “Motion Rotation: Works From Phyllis Carr.”
NIAD’s visual art program promotes meaningful independent living by artists with disabilities—while its artists create remarkable contemporary art. In a unique open studio environment, and with the guidance of qualified staff, NIAD artists acquire new skills in artistic practice and in independent living.
While not all of NIAD’s artists receive wide-spread recognition for their art, all gain a sense of pride from learning a craft and profession of their own. Artists at NIAD earn 50% commission from the sale of their work and a nearly all have sold at least one piece of art by participating in the program. […]
NIAD Art Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and is supported in part by local and national foundations, businesses and individual donors (like you.) We could use your support in whatever way you can afford. NIAD’s art program promotes extraordinary art and meaningful living by artists with disabilities.