The VSA Emerging Young Artists Program, a Jean Kennedy Smith Arts and Disability Program, recognizes and showcases the work of emerging young artists with disabilities, ages 16–25, who are residing in the United States.
Fifteen winning artists share a total of $60,000 in awards. Grand prize is $20,000, first prize is $10,000, second prize is $6,000, and the remaining Awards of Excellence are $2,000 each.
Winning artwork will be exhibited in a year-long, nationally touring exhibition, and artists will attend an all-expenses-paid professional development workshop in Washington, DC.
Deadline is May 31.
Learn more and apply here.