Deaf Artists and De'VIA: Overview

Find resources related to Deaf Artists and De'VIA, a form of Deaf art expression.

Researching Deaf Artists

This guide assists you in finding information about Deaf Artists in a variety of formats. There is also information about De'VIA, a form of Deaf Art which reveal the Deaf experience, showing pride in sign language and Deaf culture (affirmative art) as well as painful experiences of oppression (resistance art). A recommended website with over 100 Deaf Artists is available. It is called Deaf Art/Deaf Artists. If you are writing a paper about audism, you can find resistance art, and if writing about Deaf-Gain, you can find affirmative art. Patricia Durr teaches this course and you can check out the Deaf Studies Program. There are minors and immersions options.

American De'VIA Artist: Chuck Baird and his Journey

Look up deaf artists or De'VIA topics on Youtube. Here is a Youtube video of Chuck Baird. We have the DVD.

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