2012 Gallery

ShareShare on Facebook308Tweet about this on Twitter51Pin on Pinterest237Share on Google+0Share on LinkedIn2Email this to someone

Welcome to Diabetes Art Day 2012!

Uploading Images: I recommend no more than 1000-1500 pixels for the longest dimension of the image. In the ‘Description’ box, enter any of the following: name, title of work, medium, and connection to diabetes

Please post only original artwork created by you or your loved ones. Reproductions of other people’s artwork cannot be accepted.

Image Uploading Problems: If the image is too large, you will see an error and a success message. This is a false success message. Using an image editing program, reduce the size of the image, and upload again. If you continue to have issues, please email the image and accompanying description to Lee Ann.

If you submitted an image, but it is not visible, please reduce the size of the image, and resubmit. Below are screenshots of what you should see when your image has been successfully uploaded.

Screenshot after image is successfully uploaded:

Successful Upload

Successful Upload

Screenshot after attempt to upload an image that is too large.
Please reduce image size, and try again:

Unsuccessful Upload: Reduce Image Size & Try Again

Unsuccessful Upload: Reduce Image Size & Try Again

Ipad Users: You will not be able to upload images with an ipad. Ipads do not have general website image uploading capability. Please upload your image from a different device.

Image Viewing Disclaimer: Diabetes leads to many complicated and uncomfortable feelings, and one of the primary goals of Diabetes Art Day is to encourage people to express those feelings. There are a few pieces of art that might be offensive to some viewers or inappropriate for children. I recommend previewing the images without your children. For images that you do not want your child to see, you can scroll above or below the image, and then view the art in slideshow format by clicking on an image, although I suggest you take note of the image number you are trying to avoid. I apologize for any inconvenience this might cause, and I hope it does not dissuade you from viewing or sharing the art. I equate censoring artwork with invalidating someone’s experience with diabetes, and this is not in the spirit of Diabetes Art Day. I appreciate your understanding, and welcome questions or feedback regarding this policy.

Image Use Disclaimer: The content of this page is covered under a Creative Commons license which specifies that work can be shared if (1) it is attributed to this website (“Diabetes Art Day”), (2) it is not used for commercial purposes, and (3) the work is not altered or transformed in any way. I have no way of tracing images back to the artist, but if you have identified yourself in your image description, I will make an effort to direct interested parties to you. I will never take credit for art I did not make. Use of images, giving credit to the artist as identified in the submitted description, will be limited to the promotion of Diabetes Art Day, or to raising awareness about diabetes and the Diabetes Online Community. If you have any questions or concerns, please email Lee Ann.


YOU are the reason Diabetes Art Day is bursting with creativity, friendship, and fun, so THANK YOU for participating in Diabetes Art Day 2012!

Please note that starting in 2013, Diabetes Art Day will be the first Monday in February. The next Diabetes Art Day will be February 4.

ShareShare on Facebook308Tweet about this on Twitter51Pin on Pinterest237Share on Google+0Share on LinkedIn2Email this to someone

Creative Commons License
This work, unless otherwise expressly stated, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

19 Responses

  1. Pingback: Diabetes Art Day | Jane K. Dickinson, RN, PhD, CDE

  2. Lisa Abolt says:

    Thank you so much for keeping this going, it is such a great way to show the connection we all have. Last year I submitted a piece, this year my daughter created her own to submit :)

  3. Pingback: Diabetes Art Day: Draw the Line | www.livetolovediabetes.com

  4. Ande says:

    Sorry! I accidentally posted mine twice. This is a great project though. I always turn to art to express myself about diabetes.

  5. Emma Anderson says:

    What a lovely idea. My little girl has been in hospital with ketoacidosis, and this has been great for her to do – thank you!

  6. Pingback: Diabetes Art Day 2012: “Diabetes Rose”

  7. tmana says:

    I wasn’t sure if the upload worked the first time, so you may find two identical images with the same description (but different file names). The third upload is a view showing the side details of my project. I think the next time I do a DArt Day project in cake, I need to arrange some time for it to be, er, “inspected” in person by our local D community…

  8. Pingback: Diabetes Art Day 2012 is Right Around the Corner! (Video) : DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog

  9. Pingback: {Diabetes Art Day} Time To Get Creative

  10. Pingback: Friday Happenings. « The Girl with the Portable Pancreas

  11. Andria Houghton says:

    Someone talked about waking up with a “surreal blood glucose reading,” and I just thought about Salvador Dali’s classic surreal painting, “The Persistence of Memory.” When I looked at the painting, the weird form in the foreground is strangely pancreas-shaped. Then, the trees looked like syringes and lancets, and the board-shaped object became a test strip. That is me a few days after diagnosis in the left corner, and I would not be alive today if it were not for Banting, Best, and the rarely discussed dog Marjorie. Finally, when I was diagnosed in 1971, I got to use Benedict’s solution (which would become Clinitest) to test my urine. This is really my love letter to art history and type 1 diabetes!

  12. I made this on the realization that our hands are like the needles that we prick them with; someday to be senseless and yet full of pain. I wanted to convey how this hand is just like our hand… I am very proud of this and I am now inspired to make more artwork about the life of diabetes and what we fight through everyday.

Leave a Reply