b 1975 (Florence, Italy)
The pre-eminent art centre for artists with disabilities on the East Coast, Gateway serves over 100 adults with developmental and psychiatric disabilities, spectrum disorders and head injuries.
Gateway occupies a large studio space in Brookline Village with an on-site Fine Art Gallery and a street-level craft store. Many of the artists have received awards and recognition. Their work has been commissioned and translated into logos, book illustrations and posters, and has provided inspiration for other artists. Gateway is funded by state agencies, private contracts, grants and contributions