Our 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.

Our 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.

Upcoming & Recent Events

Imagined Tension

June 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Imagined Tension

May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Brighter Days Benefit Auction

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Unity Fashion Show

Collecting Masterclass 2022

May 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Online via Zoom

Our Artists

We were founded with the idea that the studio belongs to its artists. The guiding principle behind the studio is to give people an opportunity to shape and be a member of an artistic community; a community that changes with the growing needs of the artists and one that is a contributing member of the larger society.

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Arts of LIfe to receive $25,000 grant from Arts Work Fund

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Welcome to New Board President Matt Pettinelli

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