100 Portraits

‘100 Portraits’ is a living history project with artists with learning disabilities capturing 100 portraits of the people who have kept them well during the lockdown. In this unprecedented time, we all turn to our family and friends for reassurance,…Read On

Shop item of the week: Halloween!

In true Halloween spirit, our shop item of the week is…. ‘Scary Monster’ by Steven Reilly! Steven painted this large canvas last year in the Project Ability Studio and is currently hanging in our ‘Flashback to February’ exhibition! If you…Read On

Project Ability Update October 2020

The new winter term has begun and in these unprecedented times, it is like no other. Our studio, gallery and office remain closed and staff and tutors continue to work from home. As the term develops our amazing tutors are…Read On

New! Nessie Tea Towel

Our shop item of the week is our wonderful new tea towel design, featuring Nessi! The original painting is by Create artist Obi Oguguo.  You can shop the new tea towel here! Obi painted Nessi during lockdown on a large…Read On

Album covers by John Cocozza

John Cocozza from Aspire has been busy over lockdown working on 10 new paintings, all based on album covers! We love them all and are looking forward to displaying them in the future at Project Ability. You can find out…Read On

Creating digital art with Dominic

Dominic is a young artist with a huge talent who has already had several successful exhibitions. Now that we have been able to supply Dominic with an iPad, (thanks to funding from the Scottish Government Covid 19 Wellbeing Fund) he…Read On

Staying creative in lockdown

Cameron Morgan was recently awarded an Unlimited award to enable him to continue his artistic practice while in lockdown. The first social distancing tutoring session took place last week between Cameron Morgan and Project Ability tutor Jason! Cameron was extremely…Read On

Artist Spotlight: Leslie Thompson

Leslie Thompson 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

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

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