Work Skills Corporation Launches Studio West in Downtown Brighton

Work Skills Corporation (WSC) (www.wskills.com) a 501 (c) (3) organization is pleased to announce the opening of Studio West, The Home of Art with a Heart, in downtown Brighton.
 
 
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Nov. 10, 2011 - PRLog -- Work Skills Corporation Launches Studio West in Downtown Brighton

Work Skills Corporation (WSC) (www.wskills.com) a 501 (c) (3) organization is pleased to announce the opening of Studio West, The Home of Art with a Heart, in downtown Brighton.

Located on 111 South West Street, Studio West will serve as a publicly accessible gallery, showcasing the artwork of persons with disabilities and allies to these individuals and communities.  The rotating show schedule is expected to include pieces created by individuals with disabilities, students, as well as works by instructors and supporters.  A variety of artwork will be available for purchase, ranging from large pieces to small seasonal and gift items, providing income directly to the artists.  In addition, Studio West staff hopes to include publicly interactive pieces with many of the shows.

The gallery space will also feature a dynamic art workshop, offering classes that are accessible to community members with all levels of ability. People interested in taking classes, volunteering, or learning more about upcoming shows at Studio West are encouraged to contact Marcia Ransom at (810)534-6109 and follow Studio West on Facebook at www.facebook.com/studiowestgallery.

By making the creative process and finished pieces accessible to the public, Studio West hopes to serve as a face, voice, and dialogue space for individuals and communities to interact across a wide array of experiences and abilities.  Studio West will officially open to the public on November 19th, with a grand opening date, to be determined.  

HOURS/TIMES OF OPERATION: The Studio will be open to the public beginning November 19, 2011 Tuesday-Saturday 12:00p.m. – 8:00p.m., Sunday 12:00p.m.-4:00p.m. Closed Monday’s.
LOCATION: 111 South West Street. Next to Bagger Dave’s rear entrance.

Founded in 1973, Work Skills Corporation is a Michigan private non-profit corporation governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees. WSC is CARF
accredited and ISO certified. WSC operates in multiple locations
including; Ann Arbor, Brighton, and Hazel Park Michigan

Contact: Cortney Wiggins
Development Specialist
(810) 534-6132 / cortneyw@wskills.com

Mailing Address:
Work Skills Corporation
100 Summit Street
Brighton, MI. 48116
US

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WSC has been providing employment & training services to people with barriers to employment for over 35 years. Founded in 1973, WSC is a Michigan private nonprofit corporation governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees. CARF accredited & ISO certified.
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Source:Aimee Zak
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