Our Mission

At NOVEL School of Art, we help disabled artists build exciting career paths in Illustration that are tailored to fit each person's unique strengths & lifestyle needs.

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  • Art homework by NOVEL artist client

    Collaboration & Guidance

    We’ collaborate with you to create products from your classwork in our guided mentorship sessions throughout the week!

  • Real-world experience

    Sell your creations in our online shop & explore the world of art festivals where you'll hone your customer management skills for success!

  • Artwork by NOVEL artist clients with disabilities

    Become a published artist

    We’ll license your art to publish on products during & after the program so that you make money every-single-time!

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Here's how you can support NOVEL!

Donate to our cause!

Click here to donate to our organization and help us purchase art supplies & equipment for our mentee's.

Purchase from our art shop

Support NOVEL artists directly by purchasing their amazing art from our website's art shop!

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Joining our email community is one of the BEST ways you can support us for free. You'll always be up to date with all the amazing things we're working on.

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Headshot of NOVEL School of art founder, Gabriella

NOVEL Founder, Gabriella

Gabriella Guzman is a Cuban American Illustrator from Miami, Florida. At 18, she received a full tuition scholarship from the prestigious Art Center College of Design and graduated with her BFA in Illustration. She has worked as a traveling portrait artist for clients across the country, was the Head of Animation for the vocational program "Actors for Autism", and was flown to a private island in Italy in exchange for her illustration work in 2018.

Gabriella founded NOVEL in 2020, and looks forward to bringing you more fantastic art this year!

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Donate to support our mission of helping artists with disabilities build exciting and sustainable career paths in Illustration! Your donation helps us purchase art supplies & equipment for our artists.