Community Workshop & Training Center, Inc.
"Our Central Illinois organization provides programs and services to adults
with disabilities; enriching their quality of life, promoting social change
and optimizing their potential for independence."
Inspiring Art Abilities Program

CWTC consumers are getting in touch with their creative side, thanks to the Inspiring Art Abilities program, providing individuals with disabilities the opportunity to engage in the creative development of artwork under the direction of skilled, community based artists. The program was set up to inspire individuals with disabilities to express themselves through increased access to art, build self-esteem and self-discipline, appreciate, and increase their knowledge about art.

 

One of the main reasons for its early success is attributed to Jody Tockes, owner of The Hive Art Studio on Water Street.   Jody really enjoys teaching and helping, stressing the importance of having fun while you create. CWTC artists have created a portfolio of paintings at the studio and are showing their artwork to the greater Peoria community at various local businesses.

 

The Inspiring Art Abilities program has been made possible by a grant from the Fritz and Doris S. Reuling Charitable Fund of the Community Foundation of Central Illinois.

Inspired!
Display at Crave

CWTC’s “Inspiring Art Abilities” program has artwork on display by several consumers now at The Crave, a local restaurant in Farmington owned by Chris Clardy and Charles Killen. Check out the art and the food at 100 E Fort St. Farmington, IL 61531 now until Nov 24th! Thanks to the Crave for your support of adults with disabilities!

Display at
Hult Center for Healthy Living

CWTC’s “Inspiring Art Abilities” program has artwork on display by several consumers now at Hult Center for Healthy Living, thanks to Holly Bill, CHES, Lead Senior Health Educator, Internship Coordinator. Check out the art at 5215 N Knoxville Ave, in Peoria and we’ll be rotating the art every month r so. Thanks to the Hult Center for Healthy Living and your support of adults with disabilities!

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Display at Snyder Village
Our artwork is up at Snyder Village in Metamora in their Assisted Living and Memory Care Facility. CWTC consumers went there in December and made Christmas cards with some of the residents there.  Our Artwork will be on Display until February. Thank you to Diana Kleine who is their activity coordinator in the Assisted Living facility for arranging this.
Display at Owens Design Group

CWTC’s “Inspiring Art Abilities” program has artwork on display by several consumers now at Owens Design Group, a local design group that designs anything from business cards to packaging and large format printing. Check out the art at 1032 N. Second Street in Chillicothe now until Nov 24th! Thanks to Owens Design Group and owner Greg Owens for your support of adults with disabilities!

Display at
Ruskusky Foot And Ankle Clinic, Ltd

CWTC’s “Inspiring Art Abilities” program has artwork on display by several consumers now at Ruskusky Foot And Ankle Clinic, Ltd., thanks to H Jeff Ruskusky, DPM and Susanne White, DPM. Check out the art at 100 N. Main, Suite 204, in East Peoria for the next three months, with rotating artwork. You can also view artwork in their Pekin location at 3305 Griffin Avenue. Thanks to Ruskusky Foot And Ankle Clinic, Ltd. and your support of adults with disabilities!