Join us for the 1st Annual Bay Area Creative Studios Spring Cleaning Art Materials Drive

Donate your extra supplies to non-profit art studio Creativity Explored, where artists with developmental disabilities create, exhibit, and sell their art.

Posted 04.07.18 invisibletalks

Have you heard of Creativity Explored? They are a non-profit art center and gallery in San Francisco where artists with developmental disabilities have been creating, exhibiting, and selling their art for 35 years. At stARTup Art Fair SF April 27-29 we will be collecting art supplies to donate to Creativity Explored’s dynamic program and we need your help!

Donated materials will be used for an art show happening during SF Design Week. If you would like to make a monetary donation please do so here, with “In/Visible Talks Materials Drive” in the notes section.

stARTup Art Fair Hours at Hotel Del Sol
Press Preview (invitation only): Friday April 27, 2pm
Guided Room Tour: Friday April 27, 3pm
Opening Night Celebration: Friday April 27, 7–10pm
Public Hours:
Friday April 27, 2-6pm
Saturday April 28, 12-9pm
Sunday April 29, 12-7pm

Check out Creativity Explored’s wishlist below to see if you could donate something that would have a big impact, and please note that they are unable to accept oil based paints, toxic products, and magazines.

Paper
Quality archival paper (brand name)
Watercolor paper
Drawing paper
Butcher paper (long rolls)
Drawing pads

Paint
Quality acrylic paints
Gouache
Watercolors

Drawing
Sharpies
Paint markers
Colored pencils
Oil pastels

Digital
Copy stands
High resolution Wacom tablets
Color printer that prints sizes 17 x 22
Archival inks for large format printing
Mac computers
iPads (newer)

Ceramics
Clay
LLC Lab Sieve
Gleco Trap
Container with lid (wheel based)
WG2
Texturing brush
Wax resist quart
Duncan French Dimensions glazes
Mayco stroke & coat paint
Plaster (pottery plaster)
Iron Oxide Black and Red Ferro Frit
Lid Repair (Kast-o-Lite)
Peeps (skuttle ceramic – not soft brick)
Rubbing Bricks with handle

Other
Table easels
Quality fabrics + fabric paints
Yarn and thread
Large and small, readymade canvas