Pain sufferers and their families have a new outlet for creative ways to express themselves—the American Pain Foundation’s Pain (AFP) and Creativity Exhibit. Digital submissions of visual art, including artwork such as sculpture paintings, photographs, videos, poetry or prose can be submitted for inclusion. In addition, artists can submit designs for a pain quilt, a cooperative project between AFP and the Lagniappe Project in Baltimore, Maryland, The deadline for all submissions is Thursday, September 20, 2007.
The American Pain Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded in 1997 to provide information, support and advocacy for people with pain. The Web site includes information on how to join several online support groups, including the Hemophilia Pain Support Board.
For more information on the exhibit, go to the American Pain Foundation Web site: www.painfoundation.org.