Empowering People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to Lead Fuller Lives

Creative Arts Network

Artwork from the Creative Arts Network                                                                                                                                      

CAN members participate in various art shows, sales and competitions throughout the year. Keep checking the In The News section of our website, our facebook page, or our e-blasts for more information. Not on our e-mail list? Send us an e-mail at
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Bonnie, a member of AVSP's Creative Arts Network, was selected as a 3rd place winner of the 2009 F.E.G.S. Haym Salomon Arts Awards Competition. She was named a Haym Salomon Fellow and received a special designed limited edition Haym Salomon Medal.

Each Year the F.E.G.S Health and human services System sponsors the Haym Salomon Arts Awards. The F.E.G.S. recognizes the importance of the arts in our work, and celebrates the unique talents of individuals. Their mission is to help each individual achieve their highest level of success at work, at school, in the community, and at home.

A Very Special Place, Inc. also received a donation in recognition of our commitment to provide a vital creative arts program that supports the people we serve.