Individual and Collective Responsibility
To inform, educate and support our community through the understanding and prevention of mental illness, the reduction of stigma and the promotion of good mental health.
Inclusion and Participation
To ensure that the artists for whom our services are intended have the knowledge, experience, and ability to contribute significantly to the development of their craft; the process by which they are provided, and their outcomes.
I AM MY ART gives artists a safe, nurturing, and accessible environment that strives for excellence, appreciates diversity, and provides opportunity for development and personal growth. We recognize that our greatest resource is the artists we work with and the creative community at large.
I AM MY ART is committed to promoting an integrated system of mental health services. This is in collaboration with local service providers and the creative community, acquiring the most affordable therapy options for artists who have joined this movement. We want to support and give back to the artists on their wellness journey, the same way their art has given so much to us. A portion of the proceeds from the I AM MY ART Collective Exhibits is donated to local organizations that build capacity in this space. Our valued supporters allow us to achieve our mission.Type your paragraph here.
YOU DONT HAVE TO SUFFER FOR YOUR ART.
I AM MY ART has explored the depths of individual artists and creative platforms on a global scale. Such has reinforced that many creatives have been led to believe a false reality: that the creation of meaningful and profound bodies of work, must result in scraping through the complexities of our emotions. The inevitable suffering through creative processes has caused disillusionment. This dangerous stigma has affected the livelihood of many artists. I AM MY ART envisions a creative community that values humanity, dignity, and mental health, and sustains initiative so that artists do not have to pay such a high price to deliver their vision. I AM MY ART is vested in honoring the integrity of the artist, from their creative process to the final work of art.Type your paragraph here.