Introducing ‘Adopt an Artist’

YES Art Works is excited to introduce Adopt•An•Artist, a sponsorship opportunity designed to further the goals and aspirations of YES Art Works’ artists. The Adopt•An•Artist initiative is an opportunity for individuals and businesses to ensure that artists with disabilities receive the same opportunities and exposure as any other working artist. Through public presentation of their work, […]

Feed Your Pet, Nourish an Artist!

Handcrafted, original pet food bowls are now on sale at Fish & Bone at 195 Commercial Street in Portland. Now your pet can dine from one-of-a-kind art while you support YES Art Works! And don’t forget to drop by Fish & Bone on August 13 from 5 to 7 PM for a reception attended by […]

YES Art Works artist featured in Maine Today

YES Art Works artist featured in Maine Today

We’re thrilled that Renee Camire, an artist in the YES Art works program in Saco, was the subject of an extensive profile in Maine Today. The author, Greta Rybus, became a fan of Renee’s work after seeing it in a local cafe, and tracked the artist down for an interview. Maine Today: What do you […]

Arts in the Evening — come join us in the studio!

Three times a month, YES Art Works opens its doors and welcomes artists of all levels into the studio for a casual and fun opportunity to express their creativity. Come in and enjoy a relaxed, supportive environment in which you will create a variety of fun and easy art projects designed to help you unleash […]

Ta-Da and BBQ!

Visit Ta-Da, the latest YES Art Works exhibit at Moe’s Original Bar-B-Que in South Portland! Now is your chance to see the newest exhibit from YES Art Works and enjoy delicious food at the same time. The exhibit, Ta-Da, will feature over fifty works of art representing more than a dozen artists from all three […]

YES Art Works T-shirts at Cia Café

YES Art Works T-shirts are now available at CIA Café. Original designs include the popular “I Think We Should Pick Nick,” “Eat Pizza, Not Rocks” and “I Am the Manicotti.” All T-shirts were created by YES Art Works artists, including Michael Douglas, Mike Desjardins, Arlene Carey, April Norton and Chris Honess. Visit Cia Café at […]

Visit us at the PICNIC Festival

Look for YES Art Works booth at the 8th Annual PICNIC Arts & Music Festival at Lincoln Park in Portland on Sat., August 1st,from 11-6 PM. Admission is FREE!

New Exhibit Beckons Spring

Check out YES Art Works latest exhibit! We are not waiting for Spring to show up–we just went ahead and dedicated our newest exhibit in celebration of what’s to come! Bloom, the new exhibit from YES Art Works, plants the seed of a new season. Stop by one of these People’s United Bank locations to […]

Love Bites

Take a bite out of winter with the latest feature from the from the art studios of Creative Work Systems. “Love Bites,” a design by YES Art Works artist Derek Leeman (pictured), is a Valentine’s Day animation that will stay afloat all year long. The artwork was transformed into an animated video by Art Specialist […]

Ta-Da: Everybody wins on May 12!

Visit the latest YES Art Works exhibit and help raise funds by enjoying great food. On Tuesday, May 12, from 5 PM to 9 PM, Moe’s Original Bar-B-Que in South Portland will host a fundraiser for YES Art Works. Proceeds from all food sold during that time will be donated to the program. Now is […]

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