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Artists - Calls for Art

VSA Texas Distinguished Artist Veterans 6th Annual Exhibition

Deadline: July 16, 2015

VSA Texas invites all Veterans with Disabilities/Wounded Warriors living in Texas to submit artwork to the sixth annual Distinguished Artist Veterans exhibit. This year we have been invited to exhibit at The Art Center of Corpus Christi in September 2015. There is no fee to submit artwork to this call for entries and artwork in all media are eligible. For an entry form, please email April Sullivan or call 512-454-9912.

Mental Illness Awareness Week 2015 Exhibition

Deadline: August 5, 2015

VSA Texas invites all artists in San Antonio and surrounding areas with mental illness to enter artwork into our annual exhibit to be held at a gallery in San Antonio in the month of October. There is no entry fee and 2D and 3D works in all media are eligible. For an entry form, please email Susan Beattie or call 210-908-1776.

Cinema Touching Disability Short Film Competition

Deadline: September 25, 2015

The 2015 Short Film Competition is now open. Enter your film for an opportunity to screen it at Texas' premiere disability cinema event! Prizes include: cash up to $500.00 (USD) and free publicity through Cinema Touching Disability website, newsletter and social media. Get more information at CTDFilmFest.org.

Call for Caricature Artists

Deadline: Ongoing

TinasArt.net 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.

VSA Texas BBVA Compass Bank
Call for Entries

Deadline: Ongoing

Since VSA Texas no longer has our own gallery space, we are partnering with the Allendale Branch of BBVA Compass Bank in Austin. They are providing us with the wall space and we are providing them with beautiful art displays. We are currently accepting entries by local artists with disabilities for 2-month long solo shows at this space. Please ask for an entry form by emailing April Sullivan or calling 512-454-9912.

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