Guiding Principles

  • Art on Purpose uses processes that are INTENTIONAL. We go about our business with a purpose, developing projects that serve goals established by our partners and us.
  • The results are INSIGHTFUL. We use art as a way of penetrating the heart of issues, giving experts, educators, and everyday people reference points that are surprising and nuanced.
  • Our exhibitions and programs are ILLUMINATING, shining light on important topics, creatively engaging people in uplifting aesthetic experiences.
  • Art on Purpose projects are INTENSE, with emotional and intellectual impact, leaving indelible marks on those who take part.
  • Finally, our work has INTEGRITY. Sound process, solid art, serious product – always told and produced with fervor and honesty.