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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 that reveals 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. You can check out the Deaf Studies Program on the Department of Liberal Studies website. Credit goes to Patricia Durr for the development of the Deaf Art/Artists collection. Thank you, Patti!

This is the home page of the Deaf Art, Deaf Artists website.

American De'VIA Artist: Chuck Baird

Look up deaf artists or De'VIA topics on Youtube. Here is a Youtube tribute to Chuck Baird using an ABC story by Ruthie Jordan. 

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