Outsider artists
of project onward

Project Onward currently supports 50 artists, each with unique creative styles and facing diverse challenges, from autism to mental illness. All artists pass through a competitive selection process that evaluates their artistic talent, potential for creative growth and desire to advance as a professional artist before joining Project Onward.


Want to learn more about any of our artists?
Shoot us an email: info@projectonward.org.

by Tony Davis

tony davis

Fly by Luke Shemroske

luke shemroske

Kristen 1954 by Molly McGrath

molly mcgrath

Water Towers 9-20-19 by Ricky Willis

ricky willis

by Michael Smith

michael smith

Project Onward is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that seeks to promote art as a powerful tool for understanding and valuing the real and potential contributions of our national population with disabilities.

©2020 by Project Onward

Bridgeport Art Center

1200 W. 35th St., 4th Floor

Chicago, IL 60609

(773) 940-2992