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FEBRUARY 23, 2010 Warhol Foundation Co-Sponsors Visual/Performing Artists Health/Disability Conference

Artists in Transition, an organization that works with artists and performers facing physical and/or mental health issues is having its inaugural conference on Sunday, April 11, 2010 from 12 noon - 5:00 pm at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, CT. The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts is pleased to participate as a co-sponsor of the conference, along with over 100 other local, state and national arts, health and advocacy organizations.

Architect/sculptorTom Luckey will provide the keynote address and the event will feature entertainment by Our Time Theatre. The conference features numerous networking opportunities and information-packed breakout sessions on diverse subjects such as healthcare, maximizing employment potential, grant writing, and more. Speakers will include artists and performers who themselves are dealing with health and disability issues and making their art and lives a creative force.

For more information or to register visit  www.artistsintransitionUSA.blogspot.com . (Please note registration closes March 13.)