ART INSPIRED IS A
PROGRAM OF ABILITIES FIRST
A REVOLUTION IS TAKING PLACE IN GREEN CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS IN THE MIDWEST. WE USE PAPER TO CREATE OUR PATENTED ART STONE THAT GIVES THE DESIGN AND BUILDING INDUSTRY A HAND CRAFTED SUSTAINABLE PRODUCT APPLICABLE TO ANY DESIGN IDEA.
Our products are semi-porous which allow paint, stain or add a sealant. We can customize the design style from contemporary, . . .
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traditional or modern. It is a lightweight substitute for heavy cast stone and has an elegant natural stone texture at a fraction of the price.
The main ingredient of our products is recycled paper. We have found a new use for this material that is discarded in huge volumes annually. . .
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We collect it, shred it and make amazing works of art and architecture that are not only "green" but also eco-friendly. It's also has the ability to absorb normal conversation at 500hz.
After years of research and development, our products are fire resistant and UL tested. Our custom additives make it rock hard. . .
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We can make products that are made to be self-standing and load bearing without losing any of it's beauty. Plus, it is freeze-thaw resistant making it one of the most maintenance free materials.
OUR MISSION
A MESSAGE FROM JAN KANE KRAFT, Executive Director of Abilities First

We have set out to create social enterprise employment opportunities that empower indi-
viduals with developmental disabilities. Art Inspired is a non-profit business concept that provides employment opportunities for persons with developmental disabilities.
OUR VISION
WE SEE A WORLD WHERE ART INSPIRED OFFERS A SUSTAINABLE, MEANINGFUL WORK ENVIRON-
MENT FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES


We want to become an integral part of the business and art community in Springfield and serve as an example of environmental sustainability and innovative business solutions for years to come.
OUR RESULTS
SINCE OUR INCEPTION, WE HAVE SEEN VOCATIONAL, SOCIAL, EMOTIONAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT IN OUR STAFF OF BOTH THOSE WITH DD AND WITHOUT.

The integrated environment has proven a blessing for both those with DD and without. The individual propensity of talents nurtured to the required task has created experts in specific areas of production
ART INSPIRED
SPRINGFIELD, MO 65806
TELEPHONE: 417-370-5948
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