We have now officially opened up Summer 2019 Art Submissions for Vision Restored!
If you are a young artist (15 – 25) looking to publish your art and receive payment, please consider submitting a piece!
For this round of submissions we will post a maximum of 30 artists’ work. Please note that we are reserving space for stories from youth who have experienced multiple marginalizations (such as racism, homophobia, transphobia, poverty, ableism, and so forth).
Deadline for Art Submissions is: October 31st 2019 11:59pm.
*Please note that while this youth blog is a direct expression of the young people involved, it is a public representation of CTYS and therefore some guidelines apply.
To assure all art follows the above guidelines, an editing team made up of youth and CTYS staff will be reviewing each piece. Under certain circumstances, the editing committee may reach out to an artist for clarifying information about their art.
We are very excited about you sharing your work on Vision Restored – a creative blog for youth by youth. Sharing one’s artwork on a public forum such as a blog can be an amazing opportunity to create voice, however it can also be a vulnerable experience too. This is why we take safety and self- disclosure very seriously.
In order to promote the maximum possible safety around self- disclosure, we ask you to take a minute to read, reflect, and follow these guidelines:
In the case where a person discloses self-harm or harm to someone else, a CTYS staff person will be required to reach out to you and make sure you or others are ok.
Thank you for taking the time to read about safety and self- disclosure on Vision Restored. If you have any questions about what is written, feel free to reach out via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to sharing your creative expressions!
If you have any questions or concerns, please refer to our frequently asked questions page or you can e-mail us at: email@example.com.
Thank you again for your interest and hope to hear from you soon!
These pieces were all created by youth who feel passionate about sharing their thoughts. Some of the work looks at different issues that youth face, their perspectives of walking through struggles in their lives and their experiences of finding hope. As such, the work may contain writing, images, or concepts which could act as a trauma trigger as they mention suicide, depression and other issues that people may relate to.