video conferencing call at an outreach art workshop

Art workshops at Blythswood and Claythorn

For a number of years, artist and Project Ability tutor Karen has worked at Blythswood and Claythorn, two NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Learning Disability in-patient units. During the COVID-19 lockdown, Karen has used video conferencing along with the incredible…Read On

Fortune Works at Project Ability

For the past 10 weeks, Project Ability have been delighted to welcome a group of artists from Fortune Works to come and work in our studios. The artists  experimented with painting, print making and ceramics! Last Friday we showcased some…Read On

On the road workshops at Riverbrae School

Our ‘On the Road’ workshops continued with Aspire artist Doreen Kay and tutor Tracy Gorman visiting Riverbrae School in Linwood.  Pupils from 4 classes across their primary and secondary school, worked on creating some beautiful layered prints as well as…Read On

Art tutor Tracy and Aspire Artist Doreen collecting flowers as a thank you at Abercorn School

Tracy and Doreen return to Abercorn School

Last week art tutor Tracy Gorman and Aspire artist Doreen Kay returned to Abercorn School to see the display of the 3rd year pupils work. The artwork was created during art workshops led by Tracy and Doreen as part of…Read On

Young boy using red and white paint to paint a clay mould

Down Syndrome Sunday Social: 8/3/2020

This week the group at Down’s Syndrome Social were busy painting their ceramics and creating beautiful kaleidoscope designs by pouring paint through a colander! Great results! Images by Celine Mcilmunn

Ready Steady Draw

To celebrate the exhibition ‘It’s in the Detail’ by artists Nils McDiarmid, Leslie Thompson and Robin Wise, Project Ability is running a visual arts festival to coincide with Glasgow International 2020. Project Ability are inviting learning disability community groups to…Read On

Down Syndrome Sunday Social – 2/2/2020

We had a wonderful time at the weekend at The Down’s Syndrome Sunday Social workshop. The group were experimenting with plaster relief casting and painting. Looking forward to seeing the final results!

Abercorn silk painting

Fabric painting at Abercorn

Tracy and Doreen were back at Abercorn School, this time helping the young people paint onto silk. Inspired by nature, everyone traced their flower or bird shapes and brought them to life with vibrant colours onto stretched silk. The results look…Read On

Down’s Syndrome Sunday workshop at Project Ability!

The participants at our recent Down’s Syndrome Sunday Social workshop were experimenting with clay moulding! There were some fantastic designs coming through – keep watching over the next few months as they get glazed and fired ready to take home!…Read On