Chuck Baird passed away on February 10, 2012, in Austin TX, from complications due to cancer. The people he has worked with to form the foundation are committed to carrying on his efforts. Right now, we’re figuring out who will continue selling his artwork. Subscribe to the newsletter to keep updated (on the right hand side).
“The Light” is based on the Biblical verse, “You are the light of the world…” … read more
Last July of 2010, we launched this website with the purpose of promoting and recognizing emerging deaf visual artists who deserve the deaf and hearing community’s support and appreciation. We have re-launched once again, with three more featured artists who are determined to grow their art careers, taking a bold step, and consider themselves as [...]
It is true that many out there have wondered whereabouts are the donation and sales of my art works at the Deaf Nation World Expo in Las Vegas last summer of 2010.
I am happy to explain where it went. First of all, most importantly, I am very grateful for your donations and purchases of my artworks for supporting this visual art foundation.
Art is the measurement of how civilized we are. It is also a spice added to our life. Making art is a celebration that reflects human experiences. Both artists and audiences are involved in this exchange of art and art. This exchange enables the artist to display an idea, and the audience to receive this idea. In between the two groups is the light, the human spirit. And to create art is to share, show and receive.
With this in mind, it is my ultimate hope that the Chuck Baird Foundation for the Visual Arts (CBFVA) brings about greater awareness of emerging deaf visual artists out there with fine works representing deaf experiences and human life.