Donna Lexa Art Centers provide therapeutic and fine art programming for adults and teens with special needs. Our art therapists and art educators lead classes at our studios in Waukesha, West Milwaukee, and West Bend. We also provide outreach classes at organizations where people with special needs live and receive services. Our participants have a variety of special needs, including cognitive and physical disabilities. We also offer creative opportunities for people dealing with mental health issues and the challenges of aging. We focus on participants? unique abilities and offer opportunities for success. People attend our classes for many reasons. Here are some of the benefits our student artists tell us that our classes provide: ? New friends and a sense of community ? A chance to learn new artistic skills ? A way to express emotions creatively & to feel better ? A means to develop a new identity as an artist ? A place to make independent choices
Promoting creativity, dignity and community for people with special needs through art.