To help protect the health and safety of our Project Onward community, the studio and gallery is open by appointment only.






In this celebratory retrospective, we showcase a cohesive selection of Ken Bortman's mixed media paintings and sculptures.

Annual Clearance Sale
up to 75% off art

For the first time ever, you can shop our annual clearance sale online! Hundreds of works will be between 25-75% off!

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16 years of Extraordinary

Project Onward is so proud and grateful to be celebrating our 16th anniversary this fall!


COVID-19 has impacted all of our lives in many ways, but we continue to find new methods to support our artists who live with disabilities and pursue our mission: Creating Art, Connecting People, Inspiring Change.

Upcoming Events

  • Ken Bortman Here
    Feb 19, 10:00 AM – Mar 18, 11:59 PM
    Online Virtual Art Exhibit

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