Life Animated

My name is Igor Reyes, I’m 23 years old I have autism and I’m a fan of anime and cartoons.   When I saw the movie Life Animated l felt so good and I had a connection with the movie … Continued

Celebrate Mom! by Michael Natale

Mother She birthed me… She raised me… She taught me… She bares with me… She reads books… She is smart… She is kind… She is nice… She works hard… She is kind… She supports me… And she is nice … … Continued

Gateway Writes:

Gateway Writes “Minority groups have always been left out, we are making progress but we haven’t come far enough yet. There’s a lot of work to do.” – Colleen Gateway Writes is a studio that blends, independent writing of many … Continued

Gateway Arts Hosts Annual Fundraiser

On Saturday, April 2, Gateway Arts will host its annual fundraiser A Taste of Gateway, in the Gateway Arts studios from 5 – 8pm.  You’re invited to join in celebrating careers in art by enjoying an hors d’oeuvres buffet by … Continued

Caricatures by Darryl Richards

This Valentine’s Day show your admiration with a caricature by Darryl Richards!   Highlight your honey pie or promote your partnership; caricatures are $20 per person and are as easy as 1, 2, 3. 1. Email the photo you’d like … Continued

Gateway Arts joins the global #GivingTuesday Movement

Gateway Arts has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on December 1, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the … Continued

My artist residency at Creative Growth

By River Cortes In October, I had the opportunity to be a visiting artist at the Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland, CA. Like Gateway, Creative Growth is a vocational program for adult artists with disabilities. I led a three-day … Continued

My Experience at Gateway Arts

By Lily Scheindlin     Walking into Gateway changes my day. I am enamored with the culture of the organization. The upbeat atmosphere charms me into a thoroughly positive mindset. When I first began my internship with Gateway it was … Continued

Pat Peter

By Zoë Wyner It is a Friday morning. Upon walking into a sunny room, you find 6 artists working at various tables around the space. Two of these individuals are painting. Another is following a complex pattern for a bracelet, … Continued

Artist of the Month: Laurie Maguire

By Kathleen Gens Laurie has attended Gateway Arts since 2012 and in that time here has created a wonderful full body of work. Laurie has developed a distinctive style in each of her studios ranging from pottery, illustration to large … Continued

Staff Pick:

By Mark Hennen In this recently composed vignette Gateway artist David O’Toole plays it close to the vest and sticks to the observational facts on a 5 ½ in x 4 ½ in note card.  What do we see? We … Continued