The Stone Art Studio is a program of The Mia St. John “El Saber es Poder” Foundation , a non-profit
social service organization. The mission of the Stone Art Program is to inspire healing, growth and
learning through engagement in the arts for the culturally underserved.
The Stone Art Studio was started by the Founder’s son, Julian St. John, a talented up and coming artist
that suffered from Schizophrenia. Julian passed away at the age of twenty four on November 23, 2014,
but his art and his passion lives on through “Stone Art”, a name he had chosen for his studio prior to his
The program also works to raise public awareness and acceptance of the creative talents of
people living with psychiatric disorders. Art encourages self-expression, self-discovery and emotional
growth; for these reasons, it has been used in the treatment of mental illness for many years.
Individuals at Stone Art are encouraged to visualize, and then create, the thoughts and emotions that they
cannot talk about. Membership is free for children, teens and adults who are either culturally
underserved or have a diagnosis of persistent mental illness from a psychiatrist, therapist, or medical
Millions of Americans are living with serious mental illness. Many are talented people that find joy simply
with a canvas and brush.
Stone Art Studio is located at 19465 N. Indian Canyon Drive Suite 3R Palm Springs, California Hours of
operation are from 10am to 6pm 7 days a week
For intakes, please call or email us: (818) 857-8836 firstname.lastname@example.org