Art: The Universal Language
This art contest is a collaboration between the Department of Human Services, The Arc of Pennsylvania, PA Mental Health Consumers' Association, Pennsylvania Statewide Independent Living Council, and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.
Individuals with disabilities offer unique, diverse, and valuable perspectives that can benefit all Pennsylvanians. Artistic ability and expression offer unique opportunities for everyone to appreciate and understand the talents and perspectives of Pennsylvanians with a disability. A team of judges including representatives from the sponsoring agencies will recognize winners based on the following criteria: originality, imagination, visual interest, and skillful use of materials.