What is Deaf Art? • Art with the intention of expressing innate cultural or physical Deaf experience. • ''It's an art movement that does express the deaf identity in certain basic themes that deaf artists have had to deal with.
DeVIA • What is DeVIA? • Deaf View/ Image Art. • Deaf way of creating visual art • Signifies a group of Deaf artist who perceptions are based on their Deaf experience.
These are crisp illustrations, seemingly drawn in mid-air, of the sign for "artist," a concept that is essential to Chuck. "Art is my whole life. When I sign 'art', a ray of light represents the ray of Hope. Those flying objects in front of myself represent my various mediums."
Best Friendsby Chuck Baird Deaf Art Whaleby Chuck Baird
Ann Silver • Deaf Identity Crayons (Then) • Deaf and Dumb • Dummy • Deaf Mute • Hearing Impaired • Handicap • Lip reader • Freak • Deaf Identity Crayons(now) • Deaf • Hard-of Hearing • Late deafened • Deaf- blind • Coda • Signer • Deaf-American
Shows the bondage that Deaf people often feel in the “Hearing World” ''There is a need for deaf artists to address the plight of deaf people who have suffered prejudices and isolation.''
“The pleasure that music brings to hearing people is equivalent to the pleasure which beautifully expressed hand signs and gestures bring to Deaf people."
Prohibitedby Betty Miller This drawing of hands with chains on wrists, and fingers chopped off depicting that sign language is prohibited in many schools for the deaf.
Hearing Test Hands
Freedom Gallaudet Protest