“There are painters who transform the sun into a yellow spot, but there are others who … transform a yellow spot into sun.” – Pablo Picasso
This year for #GiveBigCHQ, The Resource Center is asking for your support with the next step of our growing art program for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are seeking donations to help finance an exciting new venture – the Edgewater Art House.
The Art House will be situated along the Chadakoin River on Eighth Street, adjacent to the Riverwalk and across from McCrea Point Park. This location is frequented by people traveling the walking paths, boating and fishing on the lake, and using the park for recreation. The Art House will allow indoor/outdoor classes to be held on a patio overlooking the waterfront.
The Edgewater Art House will include many opportunities for art classes, including painting, drawing, mixed media, and ceramics. A gallery space will allow those participating in the art classes to showcase their art.
What began as simple painting projects has grown into ceramics, clay, print-making, jewelry-making, and more. Works of art produced by artists with disabilities at The Resource Center have been showcased at venues locally and throughout New York State. This attention has resulted in our art classes becoming extremely sought after, and we have been inspired to reach beyond just our programs and into the community as a whole.
Please consider GIVING BIG to this great cause that is sure to become a wonderful community resource. Click here to support the Edgewater Art House!