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Artist Spotlight: Leslie Thompson

GSA Project: Charlotte Hayes

At the beginning of the year, Project Ability welcomed five students from The Glasgow School of Art to work alongside their artists at Trongate103. The five students shared ideas, working collaboratively and exploring new art mediums with the regular Project…Read On

Artist Spotlight: Nils McDiarmid

Nils McDiarmid is one of three artists who were due to exhibit their work in an exhibition at Project Ability called ‘It’s in the detail’. It was part of Glasgow International 2020, which due to current circumstances has been postponed….Read On

Volunteer if the week: Hannah Reynolds

This week we’re chatting (from home!) with Hannah, one of Project Ability’s volunteers from the last block of classes. A huge thank you to all our volunteers who do the most amazing work with our artists. In what workshop did/do…Read On

Artist spotlight: Robin Wise

Robin Wise is one of three artists who were due to exhibit their work in an exhibition at Project Ability called ‘It’s in the detail’. It was part of Glasgow International 2020, which due to current circumstances has been postponed….Read On

Volunteer of The Week: Sarah Bentley

Looking back to our wonderful volunteers from the start of 2020! Here’s a short interview with Sarah Bentley about her experience at Project Ability:   In what workshop did/do you volunteer? Aspire Monday afternoons    Why did you apply to…Read On

Vivian, a volunteer stading with one of the young participants showing his artwork

Volunteer of the week: Vivian Ross-Smith

Today we had a chat with the lovely Vivian! Vivian recently volunteered with Project Ability in the Create workshops. A big thank you to Vivian, it was wonderful having you in the studios with us! Vivian, why did you apply…Read On

Volunteer, Beth, at project ability

Volunteer of the Week: Beth Hamilton

This week we’re chatting (from home!) with Beth, one of Project Ability’s volunteers from the last block of classes. A huge thank you to all our volunteers who do the most amazing work with our artists.   Beth, in what…Read On

Project Ability on show at Creative Scotland, Edinburgh!

We are pleased to announce that Project Ability has been asked to kick start a new initiative by Creative Scotland which invites a gallery and/or arts organisation to display artwork in their office in Edinburgh! After seeing the space it…Read On

Manga inspired Lockdown drawings by Gary Turner!

Did someone say Manga Challenge?! We are very proud to virtually present a collection of new drawings by Gary Turner – inspired by the ‘Inktober’ challenge and in line with one of our new weekly challenges – Manga! Gary Turner has…Read On

Artwork of the Week – ‘Book Pencils’ by Sandra Ormiston

Our Artwork of the Week is this cheerful drawing by Project Ability Aspire artist Sandra Ormiston! ‘Book Pencils’ is one of many lovely drawings Ormiston has created in our workshops. With a focus on cats, clouds and trees; her images…Read On

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