Your tax-deductible contribution supports New York’s only professional studio for artists with autism and other developmental challenges.  PVA provides studio space, art materials, exhibition opportunities and career development for beginning, emerging and established artists.

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To make a donation by mail, please make checks payable to “The Shield Institute” and send to:

The Shield Institute
114 West 17th Street, Suite 3-R
New York, NY 10011-5433

Pure Vision Arts is an initiative of The Shield Institute, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization affiliated with the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services (JBFCS). In addition to the Pure Vision Arts studio, The Shield Institute operates schools, day habilitation centers, and an Article 16 Clinic – all parts of its broader mission to work with families and communities to enable children and adults with developmental disabilities to lead meaningful lives. You may, if you wish, include a specific designation that your donation be directed exclusively to support the activities at the Pure Vision Arts studio or at any other particular Shield Institute program or activity. (See for more information about our many programs and activities.) All contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

For more information, contact us:

Pamala Rogers, Director, Pure Vision Arts
212-366-4263, ext. 4222,

Thank you for supporting Pure Vision Arts