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
Art Bridge Emergents
This is an innovative programme tailored for artists who want to develop their professional career, those who face disabling barriers receive mentoring from industry professionals.
We are delighted to announce that there will be a new programme of artist development in 2020 funded by the Arts Council and delivered in partnership with Westonbirt Arboretum.
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.
Of Course We Can
We work with Active Impact to offer inclusive holiday activities for young people with and without disabilities
Our week-long projects 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 'Tricks and Treats - Make A Music Video' residential in October 2019.
"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!"
We also offer a year round Adult Education programme Find out more...