Important Dates:

 Entry Deadline: February 14, 2018

 Exhibition: April 16 - May 5, 2018                                VSA Wisconsin Gallery                              1709 Aberg Ave. Suite 1                            Madison, WI 53704                                    M-Th:9 AM-4 PM or by appt.

 Madison Gallery Night:                     Friday, May 4, 2018 5-9 PM             Public Reception:                         Saturday, May 5, 2018 2-4 PM

 Notification of Award Recipients:    April 13, 2018                                         Winners will be posted at                                                                           Last Day to Pick Up Artwork:           June 14, 2018

The Visual Expressions Exhibition is free and open to the public.  For more information or to schedule a viewing, call  608-241-2131 or contact

2014 Award winner Taryn Benthein with her self-titled piece.
Romano Johnson with his 2016 award-winning piece American White Cloud Lady Spring.
Alex Haunty shows his artwork on display in the 2016 Call for Art Exhibition.

Wisconsin artists with disabilities are invited to submit up to 2 works of art to VSA Wisconsin's annual Call for Art.  Each artist will have artwork displayed at the VSA Gallery.  Adult and young adult works will be for sale.

Submissions are also reviewed by a jury of arts professionals who will select thirteen artworks to receive awards.

 Awards                                                                                        Purchase and Merit Awards are presented on May 5, 2018.

 Purchase Awards                                                                                         Selected artworks become the property of VSA Wisconsin and are exhibited  statewide for three years in Creative Power: VSA Wisconsin's Traveling Exhibition.     Youth (4)                $50 gift certificate for art supplies                                                  Young Adult (2)     $100 cash award                                                                          Adult (4)                 $375 cash award

Merit Awards                                                                                               Youth (1)                 $25 gift certificate for art supplies                                                 Young Adult (1)      $50 cash award                                                                           Adult (1)                  $100 cash award

Additional artists will receive Viewer's Choice Awards.  Viewers vote during the exhibition.  Winners will receive a framed certificate by mail.

Instructions for submitting artwork to the 2018 VSA Wisconsin Call for Art.

1. Determine your eligibility and the eligibility of your artwork.  Those requirements are here.

2. Fill out the entry form.  (Click here for a little more information about what you need to complete the entry form.) 

3. Submit the entry form digitally by clicking the Submit button OR print it out and send it with your artwork to the address below.  We recommend that you keep a copy of the entry form for your records.

4. Place your name, and the title and price of your artwork on the back or bottom (3D) of the piece.  

5. Mail or drop off your artwork to VSA Wisconsin, 1709 Aberg Ave. Ste. 1, Madison, WI 53704.   If you mail it you MUST include a check, made out to VSA Wisconsin, for return postage. Otherwise you must pick up your artwork by 6/14/18.

6. You’re done!  Congratulations and best of luck!!

Questions?  Visit our FAQ!

Contact: Megwyn Sanders-Andrews, Program Director, VSA Wisconsin at 608-241-2131 or