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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
"No matter how low I am, I always get uplifted when I walk through this door. It's been more helpful than any anti-depressant medication." ~ an A1 artist
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Artists First Executive Director Sheila Suderwalla talked about veterans, art, and the benefits of the Artists First for Veterans program at the Artists First studio in Maplewood. Sheila shared an honest, forthright poem written by Rick, a veteran participant at the Artists First studio.
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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