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WELCOME

to Art Impact Project.
We are a non-profit organization in the Chicago area dedicated to enhancing emotional wellness through creative expression. Join us, ‘like’ us, support us!

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Make an Impact in Your Community!

Our site partnerships are growing faster than we can keep up and we need more volunteer Art Advocates to support our programming! We’re working in several area schools and community organizations – would you like to join us? Reach out to our Cassandra, our Manager of Programming to learn more about volunteering with us.

You do not need to be an expert artist and the commitment is very individualized. Join our program and become an Art Advocate Volunteer today!

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Yesterday the students in the Nuestro Center's YESS after-school program at Northwood Middle School did such a great job painting Gabe's portrait that we thought they'd enjoy creating their own self-portraits. This Things I Think About Project also gets the students comfortable with speaking about feelings. Great job everyone! #selfportrait #allthefeels ... See MoreSee Less

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Yesterday the students in the Nuestro Centers YESS after-school program at Northwood Middle School did such a great job painting Gabes portrait that we thought theyd enjoy creating their own self-portraits.  This Things I Think About Project also gets the students comfortable with speaking about feelings. Great job everyone! #selfportrait #allthefeelsImage attachmentImage attachment

The students in North Chicago Community Partners' after-school program at Neal Math & Science Academy did an amazing job on this Perspectives Project! We celebrated black history month by learning about Harlem Renaissance painter Jacob Lawrence and how he used his perspective to show a glimpse into the vibrant community he lived in. Then we discussed one and two-point perspective, horizon lines, and vanishing points. The students digested all of this and showed us a peek into special places in their community they love. These kids are amazing! ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago
The students in North Chicago Community Partners after-school program at Neal Math & Science Academy did an amazing job on this Perspectives Project!  We celebrated black history month by learning about Harlem Renaissance painter Jacob Lawrence and how he used his perspective to show a glimpse into the vibrant community he lived in.  Then we discussed one and two-point perspective, horizon lines, and vanishing points.  The students digested all of this and showed us a peek into special places in their community they love.  These kids are amazing!Image attachmentImage attachment+6Image attachment

Thank you to the Veterans who shared the feelings in their hearts yesterday. The participants in the Brushwood Center At Ease Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County program created some beautiful Heart Paintings with acrylic paint on canvas. Not only did they paint these thoughtful paintings, but they shared their stories and wisdom along with them. Great Job! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you to the Veterans who shared the feelings in their hearts yesterday.  The participants in the Brushwood Center At Ease Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County program created some beautiful Heart Paintings with acrylic paint on canvas.  Not only did they paint these thoughtful paintings, but they shared their stories and wisdom along with them. Great Job!Image attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment