A fine arts studio fostering independence through self-expression
"I never felt like a belonged before until I came here." - quote from a new Artists First artist
About Artists First
Our mission, our people. CLICK HERE to find out all about us!
Artists First depends entirely on the support of our community.
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What Can Artists First Do For You?
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"St. Louis Public Radio's Nancy Fowler visits the lively and colorful Artists First studio to find out why what clients do there, matters." Read and/or listen
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New magazine showcases Artists First and A1 artist, Dave Walter . . DOWNLOAD E-ZINE
Artists First Executive Director, Sheila Suderwalla, was part of a three person panel at the 16th Annual Friedman Lecture & Awards on April 28 at the Institute for Public Health at Washington University. The three panelists discussed the benefits of arts and creative expression for health and wellbeing. Link to summary of event.