Breaking Barriers

Shape provides opportunities and support for disabled artists and cultural organisations to build a more inclusive and representative cultural sector.

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Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary 2019: Recipient Announced

We are thrilled to announce this years successful recipient of Shape Arts’ prestigious flagship art award.

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Author: Niamh Hall

Recipients of the 2019 Emergence Bursary announced!

In collaboration with a-n The Artists Information Company and Disability Arts Online (DAO) we are thrilled to announce the winners of the four Emergence Bursaries!

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Author: Niamh Hall

Social Model of Disability

What do we actually mean by 'disabled'? Why do we say 'disability' and 'disabled' instead of 'diffability', 'differently-abled', 'special' or 'different'? What are disabling barriers?

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Author: Jeff Rowlings

Artist profile - Poppy Nash

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Author: Marcus Gordon

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