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for a summer job for the young adult with disabilities in your life?
VSA Indiana's Urban Artisans is a vocational program in Indianapolis for youth (15-25 years) led by professional teaching artists. The Artisans take part
in making, marketing, and selling art and they learn life and work
skills in the process. Students may work up to 9 hours a week during
the summer and are paid minimum wage. The summer program begins June
3rd, so, apply now!
Find more information on the Urban Artisans webpage or contact Linda Wisler: firstname.lastname@example.org; 317-974-4123.
This event will bring a select group of high school student-writers with disabilities to Washington, D.C. in September for a weekend of pre-professional activities, including script workshops, roundtable discussion, staged readings, and more.
More about Playwright Discovery >
The Art @ Clowes program at Clowes Memorial Hall is currently seeking up to 4 visual artists to participate in the Spotlight Art exhibition, to complement the annual performing arts fundraiser Spotlight 2014 to raise money for the Indiana AIDS Fund and HIV/AIDS education and prevention. The exhibition is scheduled for April 1 through May 19, 2014. Contact James Cramer, Community Relations Manager, Clowes Memorial Hall, Butler University: email@example.com or (317) 940-6414.
A national juried exhibition of emerging U.S. artists, ages 16-25, with disabilities. The exhibition in fall 2013 will showcase work that illuminates innovative viewpoints at the intersection of environmentalism, creativity, and disability. This call for art seeks work that engages the physical, emotional, and creative ties we share across our planet, presenting artistic perspectives regarding the natural world, sustainability, and our collective future. Fifteen artists will be selected and will share $60,000 in cash awards. Presented by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ VSA & Accessibility Office and Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
More about In/finite Earth >
The ninth annual Short Film Festival on Diversity and Inclusion is now accepting entries of short films, 30 minutes or under, for the 2013 Festival's Filmmakers Competition: "FOCUS on Living with a Disability." Submissions will be accepted in the following categories: drama, comedy, documentary, animation, or experimental.
More about Focus Film Festival >
Yo Soy....Je Suis....I Am...My Family: Children are encouraged to create a family portrait that illustrates themselves among the people who provide love, support, and encouragement in their lives. Open to student-artists with disabilities ages 5-18.
More about International Art Program >
A free webinar sponsored by VSA, the international organization on arts and disability has been archived for your viewing convenience. Presenter: Sonja Cendak, Artist Services Assistant Manager, Office of VSA & Accessibility, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Intended Audience: Organizations that want to provide better technical assistance to visual artists, beginning visual artists, established artists that want to make the transition to the more public, commercial art world. Download a "Quick Links" document from the presentation. View the archived webinar (you must have Windows Media 9 or higher) >
Indy Parks and Recreation and the Garfield Park Arts Center will be hosting Hoosier Women in Art Exhibition June 8-29, 2013. Local women will share their talents and their stories, with a focus on the theme “Community.” Media include ceramics, paintings, textile arts and more. There is no cost to submit.
More about Hoosier Women exhibit >
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See profiles of a few of the many accomplished individuals working in diverse fields of the arts who also have a disability.
Go to People in the Arts
Gina Soo Golden is a painter from Indianapolis, Indiana. “I like to mix realism and surrealism.” “I aim to give a visual definition of feelings one could never quite describe with words,” she has written in her artist statement. Pictured above: The Gray Room.
read more about Gina Golden
Nicolas Lyford-Pike is an artist from Columbus, Indiana. Pictured above: Toyota Avalon.
read more about Nicolas Lyford-Pike
Warren Miller is an artist from Indianapolis, Indiana. Pictured above: Rub-a-Dub.
Wug Laku is an artist from Indianapolis, Indiana. "My art is about ideas and finding the purest, simplest ways of expressing them," he says. Pictured above: Earth Poems.
read more about Wug Laku
Stu Johnson specializes in Central Indiana subjects, from black and white shots
of architectural landmarks, to picture-postcard fall landscapes, to
prints of trucks and buses digitally enhanced with tie-dye colors.. Pictured above: The Ruins.
read more about Stu Johnson
Louisville, KY artist Susan Gorsen has exhibited her art in New Albany and served as Artist-Facilitator for ArtsWORK New Albany. Pictured above: Blue Moon.