Georgia Artists With DisAbilities Announces Call for Entries

Bartlett_Ernest-Lady-sings-the-blues-cropGeorgia Artists With DisAbilities, a touring juried exhibit sponsored by the Pilot’s Club of Metropolitan Atlanta and presented annually in Augusta through the Walton Foundation for Independence, has announced a call for entries for its 30th annual exhibit this coming year.

The event is open to all Georgia artists with disabilities, including professional, non-professional and group art projects. Artwork may include drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, woodcarving, jewelry, weaving, needlework, fabric design and metalsmithing. Only original works of art will be judged, and work must have been completed since September 1, 2011 and not previously shown in this exhibit. Each artists may submit up to three entries.

The mission of Georgia Artists With DisAbilities is to provide mediums through which Georgia artists with disabilities can display their artistic accomplishments to all disciplines of the arts and to create public awareness of the artistic skills that these artists have developed by overcoming the obstacles of a disability. Buford_Paula-Celadon-Leaf-Queen-crop

Entry forms must be received by Monday, August 11, and shipped entries must arrive between August 15 and August 31 (entries may also be hand-delivered on September 6 in Atlanta). For more information about guidelines and how to enter, contact Vicki Greene at the Walton Foundation for Independence, 706-823-8584, vickig@www.waltonfoundation.net.

The 2015 touring exhibit will be displayed in Augusta at HealthSouth Walton Rehabilitation Hospital during the month of April.