Mission & Guiding Principles

OSP MISSION

At OSP, our mission is to provide a welcoming environment to create art for personal growth, social-emotional learning, and community well-being.

Guiding Principles

At OSP, We Believe

Creativity Is Everyone’s Birthright

At OSP, We Believe

Our Studio & Creative Spaces Are A Safe Haven For Everyone To Be An Artist

OSP Artists

Practice Intention & Witness Writing

OSP Artists

Make Art About Things That Matter To Them Personally

OSP Artists

Make Art From Our Heart & Gut And Witness From These Places

OSP Artists

Express Emotions, Identities, Social Issues, & Art About All Kinds of Life Experiences

OSP Provides An Invitation To Open Up & Be Curious

Being Curious Is An Active Way of Embracing Ambiguity

OSP Provides An Invitation To Open Up & Be Curious

Often In Life When We Are Going Through A Change, Challenge, or Transition, We Are More Open To Our Creativity

OSP Is Comment & Critique Free

This Allows Artists To Have More Freedom & Expression

OSP Is Comment & Critique Free

This Permits Us To Put Aside Our Own & Other’s Judgement And Learn To Navigate Our Most Authentic Path

OSP Is A Community Studio

We Treat Each Other & Our Materials With Kindness And Respect

OSP Is A Community Studio

We Are Mindful Of The Group & Support Diverse Voices

OSP Is A Community Studio

We Work On Our Own Personal Growth Within A Community of Growth

OSP Is A Community Studio

We Encourage Self-Reflection On When It Is Okay To Share Within A Group

OSP Is A Community Studio

We Witness Other’s Work With Self-Awareness

OSP Is A Community Studio

We Give A Choice To Withhold An Image or Words From The Group

Funders of Our Impact

                                           

Sacks Family Foundation   Jarvis Foundation   Elizabeth Beidler Tisdahl Foundation   North End Mother’s Club

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