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Artist Development Sessions

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Disability Arts Online is offering one-to-one artist development sessions with our team of experts. Sessions are bookable through the form below, and can cover one of our ten topics:

  • Writing about your work
  • Arts writing/journalism
  • Developing an artistic project or idea and pitching it to funders
  • Developing your understanding of disability arts and its history
  • How to make connections with other artists and organisations (including DAO facilitating introductions and writing letters of support where appropriate)
  • How to blog on DAO
  • Setting up and planning your WordPress site
  • Maintaining an artist’s website
  • Social Media as a promotional or artistic tool
  • Budgeting your project

Each artist will be allowed to sign up to a maximum of 3 sessions in a 12-month period. Sessions will be carried out by phone, Skype or FaceTime with limited availability for face-to-face prioritised for those with specific access needs. Please note: sessions can only be offered free of charge to UK-based artists. If you are outside of the UK and would like to inquire about a session, please get in touch before booking.

Questions about our online booking system, or any access concerns can be directed to