Avivo ArtWorks Collective
Avivo ArtWorks supports dedicated artists who are committed to strengthening their professional artist skills and goals. They are organized to create art in community and challenge stigmas related to mental illness. Artists in this group have access to extended studio time, art supplies, career planning, specialized peer support, help developing and maintaining an artistic resume and statement, and exhibition opportunities. Each artist has a work space in the studio and benefits from Avivo ArtWorks promotions. Many collective members first begin to access the art program by becoming Community Support Program (CSP) members and start attending Open Studio hours.
We are not taking applications for the collective at this time. When we have an opening we make announcements here, through social media, and in our monthly newsletter.
The Collective’s Mission:
“As a collective of artists, we embrace diversity, build community and present publicly. In doing so, we are challenging mental health stigma, and demonstrating that people living with mental illness can achieve success in art and life. We also aim towards building personal leadership, encouraging individuality, and supporting one another in our lives and in recovery.”
If you are interested in purchasing artwork or requesting a commission while viewing artwork, please contact Jes Reyes at 612.752.8282 or email@example.com. All sales support the artists and Avivo ArtWorks.