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Artists - Calls for Art

Opulent Mobility 2016 is open for submissions!

Deadline: June 30, 2016

Please submit your artworks, inventions and ideas dealing with mobility, disability, and accessibility by June 30, 2016, at 5 PM PST. There is no fee to enter, and the exhibit will be mounted online so there will be no shipping charges. It's the easiest and most cost-effective way to share your work.

The 7th Annual Distinguished Artist Veterans Exhibit

Deadline: August 1, 2016

VSA Texas invites all Veterans with Disabilities/Wounded Warriors living in Texas to submit artwork to the seventh annual Distinguished Artist Veterans exhibit. This year we are combining our art exhibit with our new Writing class and calling it The Re-Integration Project: a writing and art collaboration for Texas Veterans. There is no fee to submit artwork to this call for entries and artwork in all media are eligible. The exhibit will be on display at the Terrazas Branch of the Austin Public Library, 1105 E. Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, TX 78702 from August 31-October 24, 2016. A reception and reading of veteran writings will be held on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 from 7- 8:30 pm as part of the library’s Aural Literature program. For an entry form, please contact April Sullivan or call 512-454-9912.

The Deaf Poets Society

Deadline: Ongoing

This online journal of disability literature and art is seeking submissions to publish work by writers and artists with disabilities. This includes poetry, prose, cross-genre work, book reviews, and artwork. See details at

Call for Caricature Artists

Deadline: Ongoing is an online art gallery featuring "Award-Winning Artists With Disabilities". We sell the portfolios of talented artists and also do commissioned pet portraits. We are now adding Pet Caricatures to our product line and are looking for talented Caricature Artists. If you would like to work from your home creating great caricature art please email Jeff directly.

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