714.778.4440 info@hope4arts.org

Visual Arts

The Visual Arts Department seeks to serve the whole person, transforming the lives of adults with intellectual disabilities through the arts, building self-esteem, fine and gross motor skills, cultivating community integration and social skills as well as building job and vocational skills.

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While all art practices are inherently therapeutic, Studio Art has a focus on cultivating artistic excellence through the discovery and development of an individual’s innate artistry.

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Art History

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Ceramics/Sculpture

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Drawing

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Fiber Arts

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Figure Drawing

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Painting

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Printmaking

Exhibition

 

Artists will have a variety of on site and outside exhibition opportunities including participation in the annual VSA Festival, the biennial juried HOPE Center for the Arts exhibition CURIOUS, as well as curated and juried exhibitions for artists both with and without disabilities. All artists receive a portion of the sale of their artwork.

 

Past projects include:

 

  • Integrity House Mural
  • Very Special Arts (VSA) yarn bombing at the Main Place Mall in Santa Ana, CA. 
  • S P A C E 252, a project of the Anaheim Performing Arts Center Foundation
  • Good Luck Gallery in Los Angeles, CA
  • Hope Art Gallery, located at Hope Center for the Arts

HOPE Handcrafted

HOPE Handcrafted (A Fine Craft Boutique) The HOPE Handmade Studio offers participants the opportunity to learn a variety of fine craft techniques. Artists also learn about product marketing, sales and fulfillment of orders. All of this provides a sense of accomplishment and self-worth demonstrating the value of their creative work.

 

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Beading

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Hand stitching

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Mosaic fabrication

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Crocheting

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Jewelry production

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Weaving

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Felting

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Knitting

Interested in Purchasing Artwork from a HOPE Artist?  Please contact info@hope4arts or call 714.778-4440

 

 

 

Our Mission

Through the arts, we transform the lives of adults with intellectual disabilities.
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Hope Center for the Arts

295 E Yale Loop, Irvine, CA 92604

info@hope4arts.org
714- 778 – 4440

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