Team Building

“It was so off the grid for us…fun to work on something new together – you can see your co-workers in such a different context.” – N. Smith, Intentional Environments

Art on Purpose creative team building events will create an energized corporate awareness that has a direct impact on productivity and client relations.

Art on Purpose designs group projects to encourage creativity, collaboration, communication, innovation, risk taking  and support.  We provide a non-judging forum within the corporate environment to encourage participants out of their comfort zones.  All participants will be engaged in the process with no bystanders.

Events will focus on specific goals, such as kicking off a meeting, promoting a new product line, problem solving, risk taking or to defining corporate values. Workshops will emphasize the value of the individual’s skill set used for a common goal.

In the end, a composite of skills will be showcased with strong visual evidence of the power of collaboration.  The group art project can be permanently displayed to remind coworkers of a positive, productive group experience.

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“Thank you for an excellent event…”
– Stefanie Ringo, Technical Srvc. Dir.,
Cargill – Texturizing Solutions

“Pretty cool what we produced!…on our own, we can accomplish only so much, but when we put
all our resources together, WOW we can accomplish so much more…this was great evidence of that…
it will be displayed so we can all experience our masterpiece regularly” 
– Michael Reinhart, President,
Sonus Interiors Inc.

“Thank you for an amazing morning…it was a perfect way for our new team to get acquainted.” 
– C. Coyne, Intentional Environments

“Art on Purpose offered our small business a creative way to inspire a spirit of teamwork in a relaxed, lively, fun, and non-threatening atmosphere. I’d encourage any group to use Marla’s artistic methods to bring people together to encourage creativity and collaboration, and a playful team spirit. We’ll definitely do this again..” 
– D.Ford, CEO,
5BUCKLES, Leather Goods Co.

Plan an Event

“It was amazing to me how much everyone got so totally immersed in the project – they were completely engaged in the project and really cared about the end result.”
– D. Arnold, Arnold Ostrom Marketing

To begin the process, we will provide a free consultation to discuss your needs and get an understanding of your company’s culture and personality.
From there we will customize your event or you can choose a basic event with possible options to address your objectives. We offer 2 or 3 hour sessions or extended sessions with a lunch break. The morning and afternoon sessions will focus on different objectives.

Art on Purpose will provide all materials for the event which can be held either at the corporate facility or off site. We are happy to provide food and refreshments upon request.

Basic Creativity Session:
Focuses on: attitude – energy and productivity

With guidance from an Art on Purpose staff member each team is given a set of objectives, such as corporate values. These will be designed into a large collaborative painting by the participants. This project emphasizes collaboration and communication among team members. In order to make a coherent image together they will need to work together.

Although rates will vary, an estimate for the basic session is $85. per person for 2 hrs. All materials are included.

Customized Events:
Focuses on: creativity communication collaboration problem solving

A mural image is created by an Art on Purpose staff member which subtly features your corporate message; such as values, new product line, a kick off to a meeting. Teams are then given an image to paint which is their contribution to the larger mural. Each person’s skill is valued and put to a common goal. In the end, the composite of skills showcases visual evidence of the power of collaboration. The large mural can be permanently displayed as a reminder of a very positive productive group experience.

Although rates will vary, an estimate for the customized session is $100. per person, all materials included.

Nonverbal Communication Exercise:
An exercise in intuitive communication between co-workers. Each person on a team visually communicates, nonverbally, a facet of the corporate culture, there are no bystanders, each person is engaged and paying attention because it is a rotating participation. This exercise is a great attitude/energy boost.

$50. per person for 1 hr. to add to a 2 or 3 hr. event

Hand Drumming:
With the guidance of a hand drum instructor, hand drumming is a truly off-the-grid experience (for most). It is a real energy and bonding boost that harkens back to our primal roots. Each person has their own hand drum and are given fun and easy beats to play along.

$45. per person for 1/2 hr. – very effective to kick off or wrap up an event

About & Contact

“We had a great time, thank you for your patience and guidance through the process, it was fun to see everyone really get into it!”
– D. Coyne, Owner, Intentional Environment

Our staff brings both depth and diversity in the areas of training, teaching, creative studies and art. We complement each other and together provide a supportive and productive group experience. Just as in our Art on Purpose events, our team emphasizes each individual’s unique skill set and that by collaboration and communication, we achieve the team dynamic:
Together Everyone Achieves More.

Our staff is a strong group of individuals, and together we bring real depth and diversity. We look forward to working with you to unite and energize your organization with innovative art experiences. Let us help to combine corporate with creative to carve out your company’s vision and values.

“Thank you so much for a wonderful afternoon – we had lots of positive comments and happy faces at the end of the day among co-workers who had not been interacting previously. ” – R. K., Owner, Equisport LLC

To schedule an event, or for any questions, please email or call us:
(612) 207-8067