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A man playing a saxophone on stage. Painting of a hand cupped around a tiny infant. Vibrantly colored painting of geometric renderings of faces. A woman sculpting a bust out of clay. Close-up of a painting of a human eye in shades of black, red and orange. A woman performing in a play on stage. A young boy smiling at a hand puppet. An exuberant group of participants in the Actual Lives program. A young boy participating in the Arts Alive program. Painting with white and blue hair-like strokes on a background of deep turquoise. Man in a wheelchair viewing artwork in a gallery. Blind artist standing in front of his work. Group of women performing with colored scarves. Man speaking into a microphone with open captioning on a large screen behind him. Group of young students playing a musical game with the teacher.

Artists Resources

VSA Texas is proud to support our artists with an online gallery, information about calls for art from businesses, galleries and organizations, and a wide range of resources available to artists with disabilities.

Professional Associations

Directory of recommended associations that provide resources and workshops to artists.

Access Arts Online Forum

Access Arts is a meeting place for artists with disabilities to share ideas, seek support, post information and resources, celebrate success stories and invite other artists to your events.

Sign up for Yahoo Groups to participate in Access Arts.

I Want To Be A...

Do you have the goal of working in a specific field in the arts? Maybe you want to be an actor, a screenwriter, a sculptor, or a recording engineer. VSA Texas has created one page information sheets for several art careers in PDF format. Read more about how to get started in your chosen field with quick tips and local, state, and national resources.

Actor (83 KB)
Animator (93 KB)
Composer (101 KB)
Disc Jockey (94 KB)
Fashion Designer (147 KB)
Filmaker (408 KB)
Grant Writer (199 KB)
Makeup Artist (291 KB)
Musical Instrument Maker/Repairer (96 KB)
Musician (95 KB)
Photographer (151 KB)
Playwright (156 KB)
Poet (280 KB)
Recording Engineer (88 KB)
Sculptor (107 KB)
Set Designer (111 KB)
Website Designer (97 KB)

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