Breaking Ground 104 - Call for Artwork for 2021

Call for Artwork: Breaking Ground 2021 Arts Issue

Did you know the Council creates an annual issue of Breaking Ground dedicated to art by and about Tennesseans with disabilities and their families?


If you write short stories, creative essays, or poetry, send us your work! If you paint, sculpt, draw, take photographs, or create other visual art, we want to see what you’ve made!

Breaking Ground magazine invites Tennesseans with disabilities and their family members to contribute to our 2021 Arts issue. We will consider:

  • fiction, creative essays, and poetry up to 1,000 words;
  • photos and;
  • all other forms of visual artwork.

We also welcome stories about arts programs in Tennessee that involve or are led by people with disabilities.

The arts issue will come out in early 2021. If your work is chosen, your name, a short bio, and the title of the artwork will be featured in the magazine. You will also get copies of the printed magazine to keep and share.

Please include your full name, the best way to contact you, and a one- or two-sentence bio with your submission. Please limit submissions to three (3) per person. Submission deadline is Dec. 31, 2020.

Send submissions electronically to Questions? Please call (615) 253-8778.