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Disability Pride Month Art Exhibition
Submit Your Artwork Here
We are inviting artists who identify as a person with a developmental disability to celebrate their pride through art during Disability Pride Month. Your artwork will be displayed online throughout July and select pieces will be displayed in an art exhibition on July 11 in Lansing.
Applicants must fill out the online entry form to be eligible to participate. Submissions should represent the exact work of art that you intend to exhibit.
Breaking Barriers Art Exhibition: Celebrating Disability Pride through Art
Disability Pride Month is a time to celebrate the diversity and strength of the disability community. MiDDC and SAM are seeking artwork to showcase online and in a public art exhibit that explores the theme of “Disability Pride”.
Disability Pride is the idea that people with disabilities should feel good and celebrate their identity as a person with a disability. Disability Pride recognizes that people with disabilities have unique experiences and perspectives that are valuable contributions to our society. Disabilities are a beautiful and natural part of human diversity, and we want you to showcase your pride through your art!
We want to see all kinds of artwork. Artworks eligible include painting, sculpture, printmaking, mixed media, photography, graphic design, and short film. A panel of art specialists will review the submissions, and the panel will select artworks to be displayed at an art exhibition on July 11 in downtown Lansing at Lansing Shuffle. The panel will judge the artworks based on originality/creativity, quality and consistency, and strength of the concept.
- Artists must have a Michigan residence.
- Artists must identify as a person with a developmental disability.
- Artwork must be original art of the artist’s own design and creation.
- Artwork must be properly prepared for presentation.
- Artwork may not exceed 4 ft. in any direction.
- Artwork must be appropriate for audience members of all ages.
PLEASE NOTE: Only one entry per artist. Due to physical space constraints, we cannot display all artwork at the in-person Art Exhibition. All artwork that meets the eligibility criteria will be shown in a virtual gallery on this website. We reserve the right to remove artwork for any reason. Submission of your artwork also serves as consent for MiDDC and SAM to use artwork images for publicity purposes.