About Project Ability

Project Ability is a Glasgow based visual arts organisation offering development opportunities and creative learning in the arts to people with learning disabilities, people recovering from mental ill-health and children and young people with disabilities their families, supporters and the wider community.

Set up in 1984, Project Ability delivers a year round programme of workshops, bespoke projects, training, events and exhibitions to an average of three hundred people each week, aged five to over ninety years.  Project Ability provides expert tuition, supported studios and specialist workshops in drawing and painting, textiles, ceramics, glass, printmaking, film and media.  Through exhibition and gaining prominence in the arts community they promote the talent and achievements of artists with disabilities and those who are in recovery from mental ill-health.  

Project Ability’s workshop and gallery are located at Trongate 103 (www.trongate103.com), a centre of excellence for creativity and the arts in the heart of Glasgow’s vibrant arts community; here they enable people to develop their artistic practice in a professional, accessible and safe working environment.

Project Ability delivers their programme of artistic excellence in partnership with statutory and third sector health and social care organisations, education and childrens’ services and local, national and international arts organisations.