Call for Entries: Artwork, 09/11 deadline. In conjunction with the city's DEAFestival, Los Angeles citywide Deaf Awareness Month Art Competition. The art competition is open to all individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing and deaf blind residing in the greater Los Angeles area. Entrants may be middle school through high school students under the age of 19. All entry information is available online.
Call for Entries, Films, 10/25/09 deadline. Feature length and short films (30 minutes or under) are now being accepted for showcase in the first annual 2009 Different from what? Film Festival. The festival will be held in Tempe, AZ Jan 29-31, 2010.
Call for Entries, Films, will begin 11/01/2009 for The 2010 Superfest International Disability Film Festival. Keep checking their web site.
VSA arts is seeking performing artists/groups with disabilities who are interested in performing at the International VSA arts Festival in Washington, D.C. From June 6-12, 2010.
"VSA arts - the premier arts and disability organization - will bring together artists, educators, researchers, and policy makers with disabilities from around the world for a multicultural celebration of the arts and arts education." (Photo from the VSA Arts web site.)
The festival will feature visual, performing, literary and media artists from all corners of the globe. Applications and materials must be received by August 3, 2009.