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Calling All Tennessee Artists With Disabilities!

The Tennessee Disability MegaConference is proud to announce our 2013 Art Contest! We’re seeking artwork that shows off our conference theme this year: Deep Roots, Broad Branches, Strong Wings.

All artwork submissions will be displayed in the conference areas of the Nashville Airport Marriott hotel on May 30-May 31, 2013 during the MegaConference.

The contest winner will receive:

2012 TN MegaConference Art Contest Winner
- "Tree Frog" submitted by Laura Hudson

  • Website recognition at
  • Photo of the winning artwork
  • Picture of the artist
  • Bio
  • Artwork printed on program books
  • Artwork printed on conference t-shirts
  • One complimentary exhibit table in the salon area

Submission Guidelines

  • Deadline: March 15, 2013
  • Theme: Deep Roots, Broad Branches, Strong Wings
  • Attach to email: Completed entry form
  • High quality digital image (at least 300 dpi) of your artwork

Submit to

Lori Israel at

The winning artist will be notified by April 15, 2013 via email. If you have any questions, please call Lori at 615-248-5878 or 800-835-7077 ext 22.

Entry Form (pdf)

2012 TN MegaConceference Art Contest Winner Laura Hudson

Laura enjoys making her drawings come to life with details of nature and surroundings. She is glad to share her art with friends and family. Laura helps friends create their own artwork. Laura started drawing actively while a patient at Middle Tennessee Mental Health Institute in their rehabilitative art program.  She has shown artwork in the Healing Arts Project, Inc. exhibitions since 2004 and the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center "Creative Expressions" exhibition.  Her picture "Tennessee Symbols" was the theme picture for the 2008 Tennessee Disability MegaConference.  She was one of the artists featured in 2010 at Scarritt Bennett Gallery "Eleven Visionaries and One Submarine."  She is also included in the book "Challenged Lives, Artistic Vision" published by the Healing Arts Project, Inc.  The "Tree Frog" has chosen an independent life, empowered by his free spirit.