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Learning Disabled Art Studios

Artist Tanya Raabe-Webber and Producer Jennifer Gilbert have received an Arts Council England grant for an R&D process into learning disabled art studios and best practice. Their aim is to explore learning disability arts practice and studio models, to learn about sustainable structures and funding, and to expand Tanya’s skills and knowledge in supporting ArtStudio01. This blog will document the R&D process and findings from the visits.

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ActionSpace and its growth across London …

Mid July Jennifer and Tanya visited ActionSpace in London and here they talk about their visit ... ActionSpace started life in the 1960s, with its focus always on learning disabled people. It was in 2001 when it became purely visual arts, with the studio programme going now for 10 years, ...

Researching accessible studio spaces and residencies at The Art House

On the 5th and 6th July, we went on our second research visit to The Art House Wakefield and stayed in their accessible flat. Although this organisation is not a learning-disabled art studio, the aim here was to look into their studio setups and their residency programme as they have ...

ArtStudio01 and our first studio visit to Barrington Farm, Walcott

By Jennifer Gilbert. ArtStudio01 was set up in 2015 by Learning Disabled artist Alison Picknell and Disabled Artist Tanya Raabe-Webber, working across Telford and Shropshire. They are now an artists collective of nine artists with a studio space within Participate CIC studios in Shrewsbury. The aim is that disabled, learning disabled ...

Learning Disabled Art Studios