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Artists Recovering Through the Twelve Steps (A.R.T.S.) helps break your creative block so you can follow your inspiration and your passions. We want you to reach your full potential as a creative person. For the professional artist the A.R.T.S. program will keep you on track toward an ever higher level of achievement. As a fellowship of artists we believe in your gifts and dreams and we will help you believe in them too. That's a promise.

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A.R.T.S Mini-Convention in Galway, February 14, 2016


Greetings from Ireland!

Galway A.R.T.S Anonymous is hosting an Arts Mini-Convention in Galway on Sunday 14th February 2016, from 2pm to 8pm, at Croí Nua Spirituality Centre, Taylor’s Hill, Galway, Ireland.

The convention theme is Loving Our Art. Sessions will be open to newcomers and cover topics including the A.R.T.S. first step and avoidant phobia. There will be an ArtsShare session, so bring a piece of art to share if you like!

5 Alive

5 minutes every day
keeps my art alive.

5 minutes every day
keeps my block away.

In A.R.T.S., bottom line sobriety begins with a humble daily action to pick up one’s creativity, “one day at a time.” Members are asked to do no less than five minutes of art every day. If one picks up even for five minutes there will be days when 5 minutes turns into hours.
Learn more about 5 Alive.

“Our Gifts are our birthright – block our Gifts and we block our life.” “If I don’t give my Gifts life, they will go with me to my grave.”
   – an A.R.T.S. member


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  • A.R.T.S. Worldwide Fellowship Liaison: Don T artseasternregion@yahoo.com,
    (718) 251-3828
  • For information about the A.R.T.S. Convention email: convention@artsanonymous.org
  • Contact the A.R.T.S. Office (officemanager@artsanonymous.org) about the A.R.T.S Convention and convention registration, A.R.T.S literature and status of literature orders.
  • A.R.T.S. Anonymous
    P.O. Box 230175
    New York, NY 10023