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Art Enables

Art Enables is an arts-and-enterprise program for adults with developmental and/or mental disabilities from throughout the Washington, DC, metropolitan area.

Participants in Art Enables are selected for their interest in drawing, painting and color. They come to the studio on scheduled days to work under the guidance of professional artist-instructors creating and marketing their own outsider and folk art. Their artwork is exhibited and sold in shows at the studio, via retailers around the city and at galleries, markets and special events throughout the region.

The program is open to adults with developmental and/or mental disabilities who are enthusiastic about working toward becoming professional artists and who are willing and able to focus on their work for a full studio day.

Art Enables demonstrates that the visual arts are an effective training and employment tool for people who may have barriers to cognitive-based training systems but who are interested in drawing and painting. Their ability to express themselves through visual images can operate as the basis on which they build sk... [ Read all ]

Washington, DC

United States
Address:
411 New York Avenue, NE
20002
Phone: (202) 554-9455
Fax: (202) 554-9456
Website: www.art-enables.org


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Artists Represented

Allison Bell, Calvin "Sonny" Clarke, Melissa Cory, Egbert "Clem" Evans, Raul Ghormley, Maurice "Mo" Higgs, Payman Jazini, Michelle Johnson, Paul Lewis, Raymond Lewis, Qin Xi Lin, Alice "Jean" McGurrin, Charles Meissner, Olivia Mitchell, Vanessa Monroe, Shawn Payne, James Powers, Max Poznerzon, Jamila Rahimi, Connie Reinwald, Michael Schaff, Chris Schallhorn, Eileen Schofield, John Simpson, Margie Smeller, Robin Wheeler, Harold Whitlow


Current Exhibitions

Throughout July
Art Enables at VSA Virginia in Richmond
Positive Vibe Cafe, 2825 Hathaway Rd., Richmond, VA 23225

Throughout July
Art Enables at the Howard County Center for the Arts
8510 High Ridge Road
Elicott City, MD 21043


Forthcoming Exhibitions

Saturday, 08/04
Art Enables in the Berkshires
20 Main Street, South Egremont, MA 01258

Summer INVENTORY SALE:
8/9, 4-6:30
8/10 4-6:30
8/11 TBD



Submission Policy

Artists must be participants in Art Enables arts-entrepreneurial program to exhibit work with Art Enables. Occasionally Art Enables hosts guest artists in its gallery space.


Press Links

www.art-enables.org; info@art-enables.org


News

Gallery opening soon!


Location And Getting There

Our new location is:
411 New York Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002

Front pedestrian entrance on N.Y. Ave., NE.
Rear entrance via loading dock (accessible from Penn St., NE)
Parking/stopping in rear & on sides of building. Turn off New York Ave. onto Penn St. at stoplight, then turn left into alley.

METRO:
N.Y. Ave. - Florida Ave. - Gallaudet U.
(Red Line)
BUS LINES:
• D8 (Hospital Center line)
Runs along Brentwood Pkwy.
• 90, 92, 93 (U St. - Garfield line)
Runs along Florida Ave.
• X3 (Benning Rd. - Potomac Pk. Line)
Runs along Florida Ave.


Contact-Directors/Staff

Joyce Muis-Lowery, Executive Director;
Stefan Bauschmid, Art Director;
Jill Scheibler, Marketing & Studio Associate
Yvonne Bauduin, Artist Consultant
Yvette Hardy, Intern


Opening Times

10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Monday-Friday and other times by appointment