About Us

Turning Thoughts Into Actions

Founded by Sara Rose Salih in 2021, The Usual Artspects is a non-profit organization where creativity meets healing. The proceeds from our art shows, vendor markets, concerts, and silent auctions go towards creating affordable and healing programs for women who have survived sexual assault and trauma. 

 
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Art Gallery

Our Mission

Our purpose is to create healing through art for female sexual abuse survivors. Our mission is to create advocacy, awareness, community, education, and resources for survivors through various art and social events.

 
Art Class

Our Vision

Our vision is to provide prevention education that promotes social change to end sexual abuse and design affordable artistic programs of healing for survivors. We will do this through diverse and self-expressive programs of  Art Therapy, Music Therapy, Dance Therapy, Writing Therapy, and Martial Arts/Self-Defense Classes.