At our Fall Open House + Workshop, you’ll make some art with us, share lunch and tour the studio. You need not be an artist, just willing to experiment with art-making.
Elena Rossi creates art that makes you stop and stare. Her intensely detailed hand-drawings, paintings, and scarves will have you thinking that she’s the next generation’s Jackson Pollock or Vivienne Westwood.
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.
This week’s guest organizer in our Affordable Art Online Exhibition (AAOE) series is art consultant Jody Knowlton, principal and co-founder of Artsource Consulting in San Francisco. And “The Gesture of Individuality” is her show. It is perfect. You should check it out.
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.