Become a Resident Artist at Art Enables!

Are you an artist, interested in exploring art as a vocational path or career, and have a love for art and the art-making process? 

Art Enables may be the place for you!


Eligibility Requirements:

Art Enables serves adult artists with intellectual and developmental disabilities and individuals with a mental health diagnosis. Artist must be 21 years of age or older and live in the DC metro area. Previous art experience is not a requirement, only a genuine interest in the art-making process and developing as a professional artist.

Art Enables is a fee-for-service program. To become a resident artist at Art Enables, artists must have funding from a sponsoring agency/organization or have the capacity to meet the fee requirements independently. Art Enables has a limited number of Artist Scholarships available for those unable to meet the fee requirements.

How to Apply:

All interested artists must go through a formal intake interview and assessment process. To schedule an initial studio tour and interview, please contact the studio at 202-554-9455.