ART FIRST.
SELFHOOD ALSO FIRST.

BEING is about truly valuing the work —
by valuing the artist who created it.

BEING is a diverse community of artists with developmental disabilities. At BEING, artists have access to the space, the tools, and the representation to create and commercialize their visual art and creative writing.

Our Program

The studio offers a unique visual art and creative writing program that promotes inclusiveness and nurtures bold new voices. BEING artists contribute to the cultural life of the city through regular exhibitions and special projects with guest artists. We deeply value diversity, and strive to create an accessible and welcoming space for everyone.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Glamour Ball: Screening & Fundraiser

July 15, 2022

Join us on Friday July 15th from 6-9pm! BEING Studio invites you to wear your most glamorous getup and attend the premiere of 6 new films directed by BEING artists. Watch short films made by Jessie Huggett, Jake Riseborough, Ada Chan and a documentary made by Matthew Delaney, followed by a Q + A with the artists and producers. This event is a fundraiser for BEING and includes an exciting silent auction, door prize, and a VIP red carpet experience!

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