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Call For Art

ARTS for ALL Wisconsin invites submissions of artwork and poetry from Wisconsin residents with disabilities ages five and up.


Poetry theme this year is Home.

Call for Art is an entirely FREE program for participants. Deadline to submit is March 17, 2021. Just use the links at right or below to submit work.

All artwork submitted for Call for Art 2021 will be included in our Virtual Call for Art Exhibition.

All submissions are juried by arts professionals who look for creativity, originality, and craftsmanship in selecting ten visual artworks and four poems to be added to Creative Power, the ARTS for ALL Wisconsin Traveling Exhibition. The exhibition provides public recognition of hundreds of individuals with disabilities each year.

Our most recent Call for Art winners, included in our current Traveling Exhibition, can be found in the links below.

If you have questions or need more information, please contact our Call for Art Coordinator.


Visual Art Submissions

Up to two images of art may be submitted.


Submit Visual Art

Poetry Submissions

Up to two poems on the theme of Home may be submitted per person.

Some ideas to think about when writing...

What does Home mean to you?
What do you think of when you think of Home?
Why is Home important to you?
What do you miss about Home when you are away?

Submit Poetry

Support for Call for Art comes from Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, National Guardian Life, Monroe Street Framing, Dane County Arts with additional funds from the Endres Mfg. Company Foundation, The Evjue Foundation, Inc., charitable arm of The Capital Times, the W. Jerome Frautschi Foundation, and the Pleasant T. Rowland Foundation, and Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts.