In 2002, Atelier Incurve was founded as a complex art studio of Social Welfare Foundation SOOHKAI. It provides a beneficial environment for artists with intellectual impairment, and supports their activities to establish themselves in the art world. Presently, there are 25 artists. In 2005, artworks of Atelier Incurve were first introduced at an art fair in New York. Since then, their artworks have been frequently displayed at many museums and galleries both in its home country Japan and abroad. In 2010, it establishedGallery Incurve Kyoto that focuses on the artists of Atelier Incurve.