Artists

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Artist Market at Houston Abilities Expo

Houston’s most celebrated artists with disabilities will feature an eclectic mix of original, unforgettable artistry. From paintings, 3-D printed art, jewelry, word search books, gift items, dog items, prints, photography and more. These amazing works will be available for appreciation and purchase.

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Call for Short Films: Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival

The Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival dispels common misperceptions about disability by showing films that portray people with disabilities in an accurate and interesting way. The selected films show that individuals with disabilities live the same sort of full and independent lives as all other people. The short film competition invites filmmakers to share their personal views of disability through a short film. The films with the most imaginative and interesting portrayals of people with disabilities will be featured at Cinema Touching Disability. The three best films will also win a cash prize and an award certificate.

Pen 2 Paper, a disability-focused Creative Writing Contest

Call for Creative Writing: Pen 2 Paper Creative Writing Competition

The annual disability focused Pen 2 Paper Creative Writing Competition (P2P) is open for 2019! P2P will be celebrating its tenth year of sharing and recognizing fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and comics on the topic of disability. Submissions are accepted from anywhere in the world and from writers of any age, ability or disability, and writing level.

texas governor's committee national disability employment awareness month 2018 poster

Call for Art: Governor’s Committee Poster Competition

Disability Employment Awareness Month is celebrated in Texas every October. The Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities produces a colorful poster for display in businesses, government offices and schools. The posters are intended to spark a conversation about employment of people with disabilities. Artwork for the poster is selected by a submission and judging process and is open to any Texas artist with a disability.

LEAD conference agenda book cover call for art

Call for Art: LEAD Conference Agenda Cover

The Kennedy Center Office of VSA and Accessibility is seeking artwork by artists and designers with disabilities for the cover of the 2019 LEAD® conference agenda book.

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