Project Onward honors celebrated Chicago Imagist, renowned Hairy Who member, and Outsider Art supporter Karl Wirsum. See how Karl’s toy collection has inspired Project Onward artists to explore and play with the essence of the line, form, color, and narrative in their own work.
Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Live entertainment will be provided by the Project Onward house band, Lightning Speed.
Project Onward is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that seeks to promote art as a powerful tool for understanding and valuing the real and potential contributions of our national population with disabilities.
Project Onward supports the professional development of artists with exceptional talents and challenges, ranging from autism to mental illness, and provides these artists with workspace, materials, professional guidance, exhibition opportunities and access to markets to sell their work and advance their careers.