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Visit from a GREAT Basketball Star!

The NBA basketball player Pau Gasol visited the publishing house Spain on September 5th 2018, on the occasion of the international mouth and foot painting day. Our artist Florin Anghel surprised him with a portrait of the basketball star, which the artist had painted himself. Paul Gasol shows that he is not only a great

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Mouth and foot painting artists on Brazilian TV show

The two Brazilian mouth and foot painters, Goncalo Borges and Ivanildo Gomes were guests on Sunday, August the 5th 2018, in Brazilian most popular TV show “Agora é Domingo” presented by José Luiz Datena. The moderator showed the story of the two artists who had to overcome the difficulties of their physical challenges. Against this

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“Football Parade”in São Paulo

On July 12th  and 13th,  the Brazilian Associação Pintores com a Boca e Pés (APBP) participated in the ”Football Parade”, an event commemorating the 70 years of Sindicato de Atletas de São Paolo. In the climate of the World Cup in Russia, the “Football Parade” exhibition showed 70 giant customized soccer balls on various well

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Salatiga Expo 2018, Indonesia

From the 13th to the 15th of July, the foot painter Sabar Subadri took part on the Salatiga Expo 2018 in Java. It was held by the Government Salatiga of Java / Indonesia in order to commemorate the 1’268th anniversary of Salatiga City. At the opening ceremony, he received the honour of being personally visited

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Visit to the education center

In the education center for social professions in St. Pölten, Heinz Halwachs was given the opportunity to present his painting skills to the professors and students on may 25th 2018 at the invitation of the director of the school. After enormous enthusiasm of all present, the idea came up, to take the mouth and footpainting

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Artist Workshop in Poland

In May, the publishing house of Poland held a workshop in Polanica Zdrój that last several days. The following artists took part in the workshop: Stanisław Kmiecik, Mariusz Mączka, Jerzy Omelczuk, Walery Siejtbatałow, Jadwiga Markur, Dorota Szachewicz, Mikołaj Kastelik, Arkadiusz Cyprian, Małgorzata Waszkiewicz, Jan Sporek, Mariola Wower, Teresa Frys, Agnieszka Sapinska, Bartek Ostałowski and Marika

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For a special purpose

As every year, Israel’s biggest financial institution, „Bank Hapoalim“, transforms it’s headquarter into an art gallery. The social purpose of this year’s exhibition was the support of the local AIDS task force. The exhibition featured artworks of hundreds of artist who contributed to the raising of money. Among the participating artists were also 15 mouth-

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Art breaks barriers!

The self-made video by foot painter Tom Yendell from the UK has been viewed an incredible 98 million times! on the Facebook channel of “„People are Awesome“. During a one-minute time-lapse, the artist shows one of his motives from creation to completion. Take a look at the fascinating work of Tom Yendell!

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Open day in Copenhagen

On May 5th and 15th ,2018, the Danish publishing house held two open days in Copenhagen. The Danish artists Ruth Christensen, Ann Lund Wahlberg and Yvonne Vendel painted numerous artworks and spoke to the interested visitors with great joy and pride. They answered questions about the association and the art of mouth painting. The artists

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Sabar Subadri on Indonesian Television

On March 8, 2018, the Indonesian member Sabar Subadri was invited by the local TV channel TRANS TV to the popular midday show “Brownis”. He was warmly welcomed by the audience and interviewed by the moderation team. With great pleasure and a little pride, he told about the daily life from the perspective of a

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International Women’s Day 2018

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day 2018, mouth painter Rosie Moriarty-Simmonds has been included in the Walesonline list of ‘100 Women a celebration of Wales Brilliant Women’. The writers of Wales Arts Review have nominated 100 women of Wales who they think you should be following on Twitter. Rosie Moriarty-Simmonds  was Cardiff University’s

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An invitation from the Sheikh

Jesfer Pulikkathody, mouthpainter from India, was able to accomplish one of his long cherished dreams.  He travelled to Dubai in response to an invitation from Dubai’s Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Muhammad bin Raschid Al Maktum, where he had the opportunity to meet him and present to him the portrait of Dubai ruler,  His Highness

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In honour of Silvio Mehle

The Slovenian mouth painter Silvo Mehle died a year ago. The versatile artist was very popular among friends, mouth- foot painters and art critics from Slovenia and neighboring Croatia. In cooperation with the company Salus, an exhibition was opened in their gallery in Ljubljana on January 12, 2018, in his honor. Numerous friends, acquaintances, mouth

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An honorable award

Sunitha THRIPPANIKKARA, a scholarship holder from India, was awarded with the “Award for Outstanding Creative Adult Persons with Disabilities” on 3rd December 2017 in New Delhi. The award was presented to her personally by the President of India Ram Nath Kovind which triggered strong emotions among the guests and the artist herself. VDMFK sincerely congratulates

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„Hungarian – Slovenian exhibition in Ljubljana“

On December 1st, the International Day of People with Disabilitiesan, an international exhibition of mouth and foot painters was opened at the Cultural Center of the Embassy of Hungary, at the Balassi Institute in Ljubljana. The exhibition was organized by the publishing house in Slovenia, Zalozba UNSU d.o.o. The Director of the Cultural Center of

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Paris – Carrousel du Louvre

The mouth and foot painting artists, represented by their president Serge Maudet, invited from the 20st to 22nd of October 2017 in the Carrousel du Louvre in Paris. Every year, this event gives artists from all over the world the opportunity to draw attention to themselves and their art by presenting their works together in

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Marco and Friends

From November 24th to December 10th, 2017, Marc Brichot, an exceptional as well as talented and generous artist, shares the walls of Action-Sud with various local artists. Marc has managed to overcome the limitations imposed by his disability by expressing his artistic skills in various fields, such as writing, poetry, painting, etching and watercolor painting.

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AbilityArt in Milan

On the occasion of its 60-year history, AbilityArt is presenting a great event: “AbilityArt The Power of Difference”, an exciting and interactive exhibition dedicated to the works of artists with physical difficulties. The protagonists are: painters, but above all people who cannot be stopped by a physical disability  and without having chosen the path of

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