Norman Telfer at Key

Norman Telfer at Key

An exhibition celebrating the life and work of Norman Telfer (1940 – 2017) Norman Telfer started attending workshops at Project Ability in 2013 when he was a principal contributor to the social history project Lennox Castle Stories ( Norman had…Read On

Highland Dancers

Scotland: The Land Beneath Our Feet

This year’s annual Christmas show takes a close look at the land we call home, Scotland! We’ve asked the artists working at Project Ability to think creatively about the idea of the landscape. Scotland is world renowned for its wild…Read On

mono 2017 poster

Project Ability @ Mono

Project Ability is excited to be exhibiting with Mono once again! There will be a brilliant selection of artworks on display throughout the festive period into the New Year. Big thanks to Mono for welcoming Project Ability and hosting the…Read On

Grace MacArthur

Project Ability at Manchester Buy Art Fair 2017

Now recognised as one of the UK’s leading festivals of visual arts, Buy Art Fair 2017, featuring The Manchester Contemporary, will bring galleries and artists to Manchester from across the UK. Over 3,000 original artworks will be for sale and…Read On

Lumen Essence

Lumen Essence

Lumen Essence is an exhibition of lumen prints made by a group of artists (participants, staff and volunteers) involved with ReConnect, Project Ability’s mental health programme. Lumen printing is a camera-less method of making photographic images and was first used by…Read On

Contemporary Couple

Some Pictures

Project Ability is pleased to present ‘Some Pictures’ by Alan Straiton, as part of the 20I7 Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival. Alan Straiton was born in August 1962, in Hamilton Lanarkshire. In his early teens he received a Kodak Compact…Read On

Tommy Mason

Outside In

Organised by Project Ability volunteer Jonny Kirkwood, this exhibition will showcase a variety of exciting works from some of the organisation’s longest serving artists. Come along and get inspired by these colourful, fresh and vibrant paintings and drawings. Project Space…Read On

paddle doll

Wanted for exhibition: DOLLS

Public call out to artists! Wanted for exhibition: DOLLS Not just a child’s toy, the doll has been part of civilization since as far back as 2000 BC. The Paddle Doll, pictured above, is thought to be one of the…Read On

Leslie Thompson the Superstar Artist Drawer

Leslie Thompson, the Superstar Artist Drawer

Project Ability welcomes Leslie Thompson! Leslie Thompson has a highly developed style, drawing both from memory and through live observational drawings. He depicts scenes from television and film from 1970 -1990. His drawings are punctuated with fascinating anecdotes from film,…Read On



Project Ability is proud to present a solo exhibition of Jim Feeney’s newest paintings, titled ‘squalor’. Jim Feeney’s paintings tell a story. It isn’t always a happy story, but it is an important one. One that seems all too familiar,…Read On