Creative Arts Program: “creative minds raising epilepsy awareness”

The Creative Arts Program launched in 2005, is the only program of its kind in Minnesota and eastern North Dakota with a goal of raising epilepsy awareness through creative expression and showcase the talents of people living with seizures. Creative Arts encompasses painting, photography, writing, poetry, music performance and more. Participants must be affected by epilepsy or a seizure disorder, and the program is available throughout the calendar year. 

To submit to any of the creative arts programs, please fill out the form below. Please read eligibility & rules for each program BEFORE submitting. 

For more information, please contact Diane White at 651.287.2312 or dwhite@efmn.org.


 Male
 Female
 I have epilepsy
 I have a child with epilepsy
 My spouse/partner has epilepsy
 A family member has epilepsy
 I work with people with epilepsy
 Other
 

 

Brainstorms submissions welcome January 1 – April 15

Brainstorms eligibility and rules

The Brainstorms art collection features over 150 pieces from artists living with seizures. Submissions range from sculpture to charcoal etchings. The collection travels throughout communities in Minnesota and eastern North Dakota to educate and raise epilepsy awareness.

 

Cadenzas submissions welcome May 15 – August 1
Cadenzas eligibility and rules

The Cadenzas performance art program is an outlet for creative minds that enjoy the stage, musical performances and having an audience. Submissions are accepted in the form of YouTube or multimedia. Participants perform at the annual Creative Arts Program Showcase event every year. 

 

Epilogues submissions welcome September 1 – November 30

Epilogues eligibility and rules

Epilogues taps into the talent of writers living with seizures. An Epilogues compilation is published annually, featuring the entire collection of submissions from talented writers. This writing program is open to anyone affected by epilepsy, including caregivers, loved ones and friends. 

Studio E: The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program

For more information, click here. Studio E is made possible in partnership with Lundbeck.

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