"Green Light"

VSA arts and Volkswagen of America, Inc., announce "Green Light" call for entries

Deadline:  July 11, 2008 (midnight, MST)

VSA arts, under generous sponsorship from Volkswagen of American, Inc., launched the seventh call for entries to identify emerging artists with disabilities, ages 16-25, who demonstrate promise in the visual arts. The call, entitled "Green Light", encourages artists to consider the motivations behind their work and the infinite possibilities that creativity provides.

 Fifteen (15) finalists will be awarded a total of $60,000 in awards during an awards ceremony on Capitol Hill during the Fall 2008, and artwork will be displayed in a nation-wide touring exhibition that debuts at the Smithsonian.