Call for Artists – Share Your Art & Story About How Art Heals

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The Healing Power of ART & ARTISTS is a global online community of Artists & Advocates http://www.healing-power-of-art.org and an initiative of Manhattan Arts International. The website raises awareness about how Art serves as a catalyst for healing individuals, society & our environment.

We publish articles that focus on art, artists and art programs that share our vision to improve the world through positive artistic endeavors.

Please Share Your Art and Story: We’re inviting you to share your art and story about how creating visual art has helped you cope with an emotional, psychological or physical challenge. We're seeking stories written from a positive perspective and that will serve as hope and inspiration for our readers. All artists from around the world working in any style and medium are invited to submit their art and stories for consideration.

UPDATE DEC., 2017: Due to having received many artists' stories we won't be accepting stories until the Spring, 2018.

Widespread Promotion: Artists, whose art and stories are selected, will be published on the The Healing Power of ART & ARTISTS blog and widely publicized across our several social media networks. Their pages will be announced in the Manhattan Arts International and The Healing Power of ART & ARTISTS weekly subscription-based e-newsletter, and several other art websites and blogs.

There is NO entry fee.

Eligibility: All artists 18 years or older, from all origins, who have a website or blog and/or active social media presence.

Media: All 2-D and 3-D media including drawings, paintings, printmaking, photography, digital art, sculpture, works on paper, wood, glass, ceramics, fiber art, mixed media and installation. No video/film.

Selection process: Artists will be selected based on the entry of art and a brief description of their story. Renée Phillips, Founder and Editor of The Healing Power of ART & ARTISTS will make the final selections.

How to Apply: For instructions on how to submit your story please visit http://www.healing-power-of-art.org/call-for-artists-share-your-art-and-healing-story/

About The Healing Power of ART & ARTISTS
The Healing Power of ART & ARTISTS (HPAA) is a growing global community of artists, advocates, and writers dedicated to raising awareness about how ART  serves as a positive catalyst for enhancing the well-being of individuals, society and the environment. We believe that art has the power to heal, inspire, provoke, challenge and offer hope.

HPAA was launched by Renée Phillips in 2015 as an initiative of Manhattan Arts International www.manhattanarts.com. It has become one of the most popular positive art-related websites on the Internet. We publish articles that focus on art, artists and art programs that serve humanity and share our vision to improve the world through artistic endeavors. A few categories include: Art as World Changers, Eco-Art & Artists, Artists’ Stories, Art Programs, Arts Education, and Art For Healthcare, among others. As internationally recognized arts writer Edward Rubin states about The Healing Power of ART website, “It’s filled with awe-inspiring essays. Hope, optimism and beautiful thoughts is just what is needed to remind us that there is still good in the world and that all is not lost.”

Examples of Artists' Stories

"Moving Toward the Light With Fluid Abstract Paintings" by Patricia Coulter. In this heartfelt story she shares how painting provided personal strength after her daughter was killed by a drunk driver.

"How I Used Art As A Catalyst for Healing" by Victoria Pendragon, artist and author whose series "Witness" raises awareness about incest, based on her childhood experiences and healing process.

"How Artist Casey Shannon Turned Tragedy Into Triumph" by Casey Shannon.  After her stroke, which impaired the left hemisphere of her brain and kept her right hemisphere intact Shannon was able to tap into her creativity.

Contact Information: 
Renee Phillips, Manhattan Arts International, renee@manhattanarts.com
https://www.healing-power-of-art.org

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Renee Phillips, founder/director/editor
The Healing Power of ART & ARTISTS
Website: https://www.healing-power-of-art.org

 

Contact Information: 

Renee Phillips, founder/director/editor
renee@manhattanarts.com
The Healing Power of ART & ARTISTS
Website: https://www.healing-power-of-art.org

Application Fee: 
0
Deadline: 
01/12/2018

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