Artist Guidelines

How Can I Add My VOICE?


We welcome you to add your voice by submitting a performance or artistic piece that

captures the story of domestic and/or sexual violence. We ask that performance pieces are no longer than 10 minutes.

Due to the nature of these serious issues, we do ask that your submission is related

around the 1 VOICE acronym or goals as this will be a family friendly atmosphere.


1 VOICE Acronym

VOICE Your Story, Your Truth

OFFER Hope, Humanity and Compassion 

INSPIRE Victims and Survivors to be Empowered

CHALLENGE Domestic and Sexual Violence Myths

ELIMINATE Barriers and Create Empathy


Who Should Apply to Help Create Change in our Community?


Survivors or Allies who are amateur, emerging, and professional artists such as:



Visual Artists (paint/drawing)




Spoken Word Performers

Performing Artists


Goals of 1 VOICE ~ Art for Change

  1. Demonstrate using art the impact of domestic/sexual violence locally and globally

  2. Raise awareness about the root causes of domestic/sexual violence

  3. Challenge myths and stereotypes

  4. Create empathy for survivor's stories

  5. Foster a dialogue about the issues and work together to find solutions

  6. Inspire survivors to be empowered

Selection Process


Participants are selected based upon submitted art or performance piece around platform:

1 VOICE Acronym
1 VOICE Goals
Family Friendly Content

Not all submissions will be selected due to selection process