NIAD instructor Dalia Anani’s interest in art emerged at a young age when she learned how to paint landscapes from the pro Bob Ross on television (we’re sure spending after school hours at Disneyland instead of daycare had an influence on her artistic sensibilities, too). In our Q&A with NIAD’s Fiber and Textiles Instructor Anani, […]
NIAD Art Center is pleased to present I Have Always Been A Storm, a group exhibition organized by Northern California artists and married couple James Aarons and Mark Taylor; Hometown Heroes: Christian Wimmer’s Photographs of Richmond Firefighters; and Essay: Works From James Aarons.
Welcome to “Shock and Art,” Affordable Art Online Exhibition (AAOE) #002 organized by Courtney Eldridge. It is wonderful! Step right this way.
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.