A message from the founder

For almost 3 decades, we have provided excellence in arts education. Investing in our students, we teach discipline, grit, confidence, and self-esteem. By nurturing relationships and creative expression in a vibrant, innovative community, we instill a lifelong love for the arts.

Barb Yokom
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About our People


Artful impact

Artful IMPACT! is a well-spring of creative resources dedicated to making people stronger through the arts. With a regional focus and a global reach, we leverage creativity, talent, funding and energy to empower individuals, organization and businesses through arts experience.

SPA Costume Shop

Our professional costume designers will make every effort to create the right look for you and your production. We routinely work with schools, dance companies, community theatres and church organizations. We can work within any budget and quite often create custom-made pieces.

Call 630.717.6622

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the Artist Empowered

Artist Empowered specializes in college and career coaching services. We provide one on one consulting and advising for artists at every level. We ensure that every artist becomes & remains EMPOWERED!

Artist Empowered was created for all artist who are in need of guidance & support. Our programs and services are all designed with YOU the artist at the forefront of our minds. We believe in your Artistry. We we BELIEVE in You! We are here to serve you.


  • Are you looking for help finding the right college or conservatory?
  • Do you need help choosing audition material?
  • Are you curious about careers in the arts?
  • Are you looking to sharpen you skills?

Artist Empowered can help!