The Mentoring Studios enables 7 people to develop their creative practice alongside an Artist Mentor. The project takes place once a week over 36 weeks at our studio base in Hastings.
One of the key differences between learning disabled and non–learning disabled artists of distinction is that the former tend not to have an idea of themselves as ‘artists’ but rather take a pure and wonderfully humble enjoyment of their creativity.
Mentoring Studios enables them to explore their potential as artists. We have created an artist studio setting where 7 individuals, with the support of their family and key people in their lives, can further their learning and take more control over their own trajectory as professional artists. Studio conditions promote further and deeper understanding of:
Mentoring Studios is made possible by the generous support of BIG Lottery Reaching Communities Fund.