Current Projects

Art Shape works across Gloucestershire to increase access to creative experiences for those facing barriers to participation. Art Shape researches gaps in the provision of creative opportunities, and develops and runs projects that inspire, encourage and promote the creativity of artists and participants


2019 Projects




The Going the Extra Mile (GEM) Project aims to engage with and support individuals in Gloucestershire who are currently dealing with circumstances that are potentially causing barriers to work. GEM is committed to help you move closer towards education, training, volunteering or work, including self-employment. 

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Tale of Two Cities

Tale of Two cities is a new Art Shape project, with funding from Adult Education Gloucestershire and partnerships with Adult Education Wolverhampton and the Gloucester Heritage hub.

This exciting project aims to give a voice to disabled residents of Gloucester - both past and present...

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Of Course We Can

Our week-long courses run in partnership with 'Active Impact', a social enterprise based in Gloucestershire tasked by Gloucestershire County Council to provide opportunities for disabled and non-disabled young people to take part in a variety of activities together building confidence, skills and friendships. We have recently run workshops linked to the Gloucester Carnival and street art in Cheltenham.

"Harriet and staff from Art Shape- just wanted to say a huge thanks for Creative Constructions and to let you know J has really enjoyed it!"

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In 2018, Art Shape invested in 3 projects delivered by integrated teams of professional artists.

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