Diabetes Art Day 2013

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Welcome to Diabetes Art Day 2013!

New in 2013: In an effort to improve participation and respond to feedback from the community, Diabetes Art Day is now the first Monday in February. Additionally, this year there are two galleries, the 2013 Gallery and the 2013 Children’s Gallery (links are below). This ensures that parents can share and discuss the project with their children without concern for exposing them to images they might find inappropriate for younger viewers.

Diabetes Art Day

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 could be art that might be offensive to some viewers or inappropriate for children. I recommend previewing the images without your children prior to sharing the images with them. If images that seem inappropriate for children are posted in the 2013 Children’s Gallery, they will be moved to the 2013 Gallery. 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.

Uploading Images: I recommend no more than 1000-1500 pixels for the widest 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 you upload an image, and it is not immediately visible, 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.

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 Use Disclaimer: The content of this website 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.


2013 Gallery

2013 Children’s Gallery

2013 Special Edition: Strip Safely


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  3. Cadence says:

    I uploaded my daughter’s winter project – putting empty insulin vials on Christmas tree lights. I did not add her info. :) Such a great idea to share these pictures!!

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