Project Art Works

Project Art Works

Charity information

Project Art Works

Project Art Works has been developing groundbreaking visual arts projects for individuals with profound neurological impairments since 1997. It is an artist led charitable company, based in Hastings,

Founded 1997

  • Mission statement

    Project Art Works is a unique visual art organisation that creates opportunities with and for young people and adults who have complex needs to engage with the world and express themselves through art. Project Art Works has received numerous funding awards for innovative projects and exhibitions, is recurrently funded by ACE and regarded as a ‘flagship arts organisation in the South East Region’ – Felicity Harvest, Regional Executive Director, ACE, SE.

    Project Art Works’ approach to working with people who have multiple impairments takes all facets of their lives as the context for making art. The work we do is skilled and intensive. We combine physical/sensory media with light, sound and digital media, and workshop activities typically include painting, drawing, construction, photography, video and projections. Film is a vital part of our practice and exhibition/installation work and for showing activities and responses that can be hard to describe in any other way.

  • Aims

    Project Art Works aims to:

    • It plays a leading role in driving forward inclusive collaborative practice, initiating exploratory approaches to diversity and excellence in mainstream visual arts.
    • Its work is national, regional and local in its scope and reach.
    • The organization is artist led. Its programmes embrace and address the social, cultural and political forces that both enable and disable individuals affected by neurological impairment.
    • Through responsive and collaborative practice, Project Art Works conducts a wide range of visual art based projects with people who have profound intellectual disability and multiple impairments.
  • Overview

    Established: September 1997

    Registered Charity Number: 1104301

    Board members: 7

    Part time staff: 4

    Volunteers: 4

    Phone number: 01424 423555

    Address: Arch 3, Braybrooke Terrace Hastings East Sussex TN34 1TD

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