An Intern’s Viewpoint: Art Possible Ohio Sponsors a Night of Self-Reflection and Love
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4M ago
Written by OSU Writing Intern: Gwen Wojtkun On Feb. 15, Art Possible Ohio hosted a ReelAbilities film,  I Am Irani, accompanied by an open mic night at Columbus-based venue The Citadel. People gathered in the intimate space and opened themselves to a night of self-love and acceptance.  ReelAbilities Film Festival Columbus is a groundbreaking film festival that promotes awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories, and artistic expressions of people with different abilities through the easily accessible art form of film. Each ReelAbilities film highlights the unique perspectives a ..read more
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Do You Know About NDEAM?
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by info@artpossibleohio.org
4M ago
Every October we celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) by recognizing and remembering the accomplishments of people with disabilities. We also take this month (and every other month) to keep fighting to advance access and equity.  The first version of NDEAM was introduced in 1945 under the name “National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week” which was celebrated during the first week of October. By 1962, the word “physically” was taken out. Congress did this to be inclusive of all the people with disabilities in the workforce contributing to their families, co ..read more
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Protected: February 2022 Board of Directors Meeting
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4M ago
This content is password protected. To view it please enter your password below: Password: The post Protected: February 2022 Board of Directors Meeting first appeared on Art Possible Ohio ..read more
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Accessible Expressions Ohio: Providing Opportunities for Over 25 Years
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by info@artpossibleohio.org
4M ago
by OSU Writing Intern, Gwen Wojtkun For over 25 years, Accessible Expressions Ohio has provided artists with disabilities the opportunity to create, exhibit and sell their art in a professional environment. This statewide, touring exhibition aims to raise awareness of all abilities by presenting art created by diverse individuals in inclusive settings.  Impact Accessible Expressions Ohio (AEO), a program hosted by Columbus-based nonprofit Art Possible Ohio, is one of the most diverse art exhibits on display. It showcases and tours over 60 2D and 3D art pieces by Ohio artists with disabili ..read more
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Black History Month Featured Artists
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by info@artpossibleohio.org
4M ago
Meet Xavier Sledge Please say who you are, what you do (career and artists career wise if you have multiple jobs), and how many years have you been in the Accessible Expressions Ohio show? I am Xavier and I am a college student that likes to paint colorful backgrounds, LeBron James, buildings and whatever I like.  I am a beginner adult artist. I have been in the AEO show for 2 years . Please state why you chose to apply to our shows?  I chose to apply to the AEO shows because it gives me a place to share my art with other people and  I get a chance to meet other artists from dif ..read more
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Legislation in the Disability Rights Movement
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by info@artpossibleohio.org
4M ago
There is a long history of the disability rights movement. The biggest achievements from this movement from a legal standpoint are the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the 2008 ADA Amendments Act. Let’s go back to the beginning.  In the 1800s, the first organizations for and by people with disabilities were formed. By the 1900s, these organizations became more well known in the public sphere.  The League of the Physically Handicapped was founded in the 1930s. They were a group of young adults in New York and formed during the Great Depression. The League advocated for e ..read more
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An Intern’s Viewpoint: ReelAbilities Film Festival Columbus Kick-Off
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by info@artpossibleohio.org
4M ago
Post by OSU Writing Intern, Lauren Mox I had the cool opportunity to attend the ReelAbilities Film Festival Columbus presented by Art Possible Ohio in partnership with Columbus State Community College Library.  ReelAbilities Film Festival Columbus is a first of its kind film festival that promotes awareness and appreciation of lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different abilities, all through the easily accessible art form of film. The festival, founded in 2007, presents award winning films by and about people with disabilities in different hosting locations. Discussi ..read more
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Possibility Talks
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by info@artpossibleohio.org
4M ago
Virtual programming has allowed us to change the way we think about programming in really exciting ways. For example, we can work with speakers and presenters that we previously would not have been able to work with because of financial or travel restrictions. It has also increased our audience. An in person ReelAbilities screening might have 10-20 attendees. A virtual one regularly has 50-100. In September 2021 we launched a new series, Possibility Talks. Our goal is to expand the types of programming we can offer virtually and explore topics in the arts and disability. Our first three instal ..read more
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