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Three studios for artists with intellectual and developmental disabilities have joined forces for a traveling exhibition named “Three City Social.”  The exhibition will travel between the studios’ galleries in Los Angeles, suburban Chicago, and Portland, Oregon.

Exhibiting Artists: Shannon Anderson, Amanda Gantner, Paul Hassan, Nikole Heusman, Aaron Hutchinson, Bea Olea.

UCPLA Washington Reid Gallery
June 8, 2019 – August 2, 2019
Opening Reception: 6:00 to 9:00pm
6110 W. Washington Boulevard, Culver City, California 90232

The UCPLA Washington Reid Gallery showcases the intersection of personal expression and unadulterated independence. Our exhibition space and studios promote inimitable, experimental, and breakthrough art practices that re-examine what contemporary art is capable of and what one human can create. Adaptive environments and tools are designed and utilized as a key part of studio practice to enable the capacity of every artist in any chosen medium. The gallery features UCPLA artists, Los Angeles area artists, and invited guests from all over the world whose work connects with the community.

Arts of Life – OPEN Gallery
September 13, 2019 – November 18, 2019
Opening Reception 5:30-7:30pm
1963 Johns Drive, Glenview, Illinois 60026

Arts of Life advances the creative arts community by providing artists with intellectual and developmental disabilities a collective space to expand their practice and strengthen their leadership. “We are excited to present this exhibition as part of our year of special programming that celebrates our 20th anniversary. Partnering with UCPLA and CAPS perfectly blends our resources and passion for promoting artists of all abilities.”

Portland Art & Learning Studio
December 5, 2019 – 
February 1, 2020
Opening Reception: 6:00 to 9:00pm
4852 NE Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, Portland, Oregon 97211

The Portland Art & Learning Studios is a 10,000 sqft art studio and gallery for adults experiencing intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are a program of Albertina Kerr. For over 111 years, Albertina Kerr has strengthened Oregon families and communities. Albertina Kerr empowers people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health challenges and other social barriers to lead self-determined lives and reach their full potential.