Dreams • Self Expression • Community
The Project Osmosis Philosophy is beautifully expressed is 3 words: dreams, self expression, and community. Dreams can come true. Self expression matters. The community benefits from creativity. The result is a generation of minority youth who believe in …
...I can create, I can improve.
Our formula for achieving this mission remains simple and innovative: Educate our young people about the possibilities and realities of art/design careers; Expose young people to art/design professionals; Engage them in a series of activities, that demonstrate and develop their innate abilities, skills and talents; and provide them with Self-expression, through opportunities to showcase what they have learned, and are capable of producing. Project Osmosis has tenaciously pursued its mission of exposing Chicago youth to art and design projects that develop their creativity. We provide innovative solutions to the most critical economic and social concerns facing the under sourced, while developing positive alternatives and outlets, from negative and self-destructive activities and behaviors, present in many urban communities. The greatest testimony of the effectiveness of our art education programs, come from former program participants, who now lead workshops, judge competitions, serve on our Board of Directors, and most importantly, have careers as art/design professionals.