In the second in a series of conversations with the Shape Arts’ Transforming Leadership programme cohort of 2020-2022, Shape CEO David Hevey speaks with Poppy Nash about making radical textiles, embedding lived experience into her work, and the importance of craft-activism.
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In this first in a series of conversations with the Shape Arts’ Transforming Leadership Programme cohort 2020-2022, Shape CEO David Hevey talks to Inky Cloak’s co-artistic director Martin Moriarty about making queer stories visible, alternative funding models, and the importance of participation.
Emergence Bursary recipient Lauren Saunders, who is known for primarily working with drawing and collage, discusses the impact the award has had on her practice and her plans for the future.
Colin Hambrook, disabled artist and editor of Disability arts online, gathers a selection of quotes and advice about the practice and development of disability arts from artists, arts managers, curators, producers and gallery directors working within the sector.
Colin Hambrook provides an introduction to the history of, and current practices in the field of disability arts, including an overview of key organisations that support disabled visual artists.
Four artists will receive £1,500 bursary awards through a new project that aims to tackle the lack of accessible opportunities in mainstream arts settings for emerging disabled artists.
The artist and writer will receive a £10,000 bursary from disability-led arts organisation Shape Arts and undertake a three-month residency at Baltic, Gateshead.
Shape Arts, Disability Arts Online (DAO) and a-n The Artists Information Company launch new project aiming to tackle the isolation, low confidence and marginalisation of emerging disabled artists, as well the lack of accessible opportunities in mainstream arts settings.
In her a-n blog, artist and activist Sonia Boué has called out the disability-led arts organisation Shape Arts over its publication of an article on how to get on an exhibition, which she says is ‘ableist’ and incompatible with the experiences and needs of many neurodiverse artists. Pippa Koszerek reports.
The London-based artist will receive a £10,000 bursary from disability-led arts organisation Shape Arts and undertake a three month residency at Pallant House Gallery and the University of Chichester in 2018.
The winner of the award for disabled artists will receive £10,000 and an accompanying three-month residency at Pallant House Gallery, Chichester.
This exhibition in Hull, showing as part of Artlink’s Square Peg programme from 8th April to 13th May 2017, features work by artists shortlisted for the Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary. The bursary is an annual award made by Shape Arts in memory […]
The commissioning and awards programme that aims to embed work by disabled artists within the UK and international cultural sectors has announced the recipients of its 2017 awards.
The disability-led arts organisation appoints creative director and filmmaker David Hevey as its new chief executive as current CEO Tony Heaton steps down after nearly ten years in the role.
The arts commissioning programme for disabled artists has announced 60 projects shortlisted for its latest round of commissions and awards.
The Worthing-based sculptor Oliver Macdonald receives the £7,000 Shape Arts’ bursary plus a three-month residency at Turner Contemporary in Margate.
Unlimited is to continue to produce new works by disabled artists following funding from Arts Council England for its third programme.
The disability-led arts organisation has raised over £27,000 through a contemporary art benefit auction.
25 artists including Jake and Dinos Chapman, Jeremy Deller and Grayson Perry donate work for auction to raise money for organisation working to improve access to culture for disabled people.
Commissioning programme that supports disabled artists will use Ambition for Excellence Award to develop its international reach.
Digital archive to preserve over 1000 works of art charting history of disability arts from the 1970s to present day.