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Call for Artwork - Inclusion BC 2015 Conference

The 2015 Inclusion BC Conference Planning Committee is seeking submissions of of visual artwork and photography from self advocate artists and artists with developmental disabilities.
The theme of this year’s conference is “Keep Moving Don’t Stop! - which captures the heart of who we are; we build on what we have learned, while always looking ahead to seek out new approaches and innovations. Together, united, we build inclusive, diverse communities and a vision of a world where everyone belongs.
The artwork will be used on the cover of the 2015 Conference Program and on other promotional materials.The art must be created by a self advocate or a person with a developmental disability who is willing to give us permission to use the image of their artwork in these materials.
To submit a piece of art, send an email that includes the artist’s name and contact information and a scanned image or photo of the art to nlanglois@inclusionbc.org by January 30, 2015. You could also mail a photo with the artist’s name and contact information to Natasha Langlois c/o Inclusion BC, 227 6th Street New Westminster, BC, V3L 3A5.
We will contact all artists who submitted images by February 13 to let them know what image the committee decides to use. The artist whose work is chosen will receive a free conference registration or an equal cash honorarium for the use of the image.
Please contact Natasha Langlois at 604-777-9100 ext. 527, if you have more questions.
Visit our website at www.inclusionbc.org/conference-2015 for more information as it becomes available. 
Please note: All submissions become the property of Inclusion BC for the use at the conference and for promotional material.