Access Arts is joining CPL – Choice, Passion, Life

July 5, 2019
Photo of the Peach family

We’re excited to announce Access Arts is joining CPL – Choice, Passion, Life. By working with CPL, our team can continue delivering workshops for you with the support of CPL. Access Arts Chief Executive, Pat Swell said this was an exciting next step in the organisation’s journey. “We believe CPL is a great fit for Read more…

Access Arts changed my life

June 20, 2019
Two women, one in wheelchair, and one standing. Easels arranged behing showing watercolour artwork

My name is Carol Taylor, and I won the 2018 Access Arts Achievement Award. To win an award for my artwork was humbling… and truly inspiring. You see, in 2001 I was in a car accident that left me as a quadriplegic with depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. Before my injury, I had no interest Read more…

Want to advance your visual arts practice?

May 1, 2019

Brisbane Outsider Artists’ Studio (BOA) has a rare opening for an artist interested in extending their arts practice. BOA is for artists living with disability or disadvantage who want to develop their visual arts skills to a professional standard. At the BOA studio, artists are provided with a self-directed learning environment in which they are Read more…

We’re back!

Come Join Our Workshops

We’re back! Our Term 2 workshops are gaining momentum as participants find their groove again after the Easter break. If you are interested in joining any of the workshops listed below, we still have a few spots available. Visual Arts Our Visual Arts workshops provide members with a supportive, inclusive and creative environment to engage with Read more…

Advance your visual arts practice through your NDIS Plan

April 22, 2019

Brisbane Outsider Artists’ Studio (BOA) has a rare opening for an artist interested in extending their arts practice. BOA is for artists living with disability or disadvantage who want to develop their visual arts skills to a professional standard. At the BOA studio, artists are provided with a self-directed learning environment in which they are Read more…

THE QUEST

February 11, 2019

Dance – Creativity – Exploration – Collaboration Join us in a fellowship of enriching collaboration with professional artists that will lead to an original new creative dance performance … THE QUEST. Building on the successes of the 2017 community engagement project We All Dance in partnership with QPAC, this new project has been developed specifically Read more…

Spaces Still Available at the Creative Meetup and Workshops in Brisbane

February 7, 2019

What’s happening? A nationally funded  research project Disability and the Performing Arts in Australia: Beyond the Social Model will be hosting quality facilitated workshops for artists with disability. The workshop series is open to artists from across the performing arts, including dance, theatre, music, experimental arts, multimedia producers, film makers and writers. As this is in part a Read more…

Unleash your creativity in 2019!

February 5, 2019
Come Join Our Workshops

Our workshops kick off this week but it’s not too late to sign up. Whether you’re interested in performing arts (singing, theatre, dancing or music) or visual arts (drawing, painting with your favourite medium or experimenting with something new, or photography), we’d love to hear from you. Visual Arts Our Visual Arts workshops provide members with a Read more…

Pillars of The Gap

January 18, 2019

The entrance to one of Brisbane’s popular outer suburbs has been transformed by a public art installation that is a stunning testimony of the contributions made by the local community. Created by renowned Brisbane artist Catriona Holland, Pillars of the Gap comprises seven pillars depicting different themes, which taken collectively are a unique reflection of Read more…

$10,000 Access Arts Achievement Award winner announced

Meet Carol Taylor, the winner of the $10,000 Access Arts Achievement Award for 2018. Carol, a talented watercolour artist from the Gold Coast, plans to use the funds to create a body of artwork for her first solo exhibition. She will also incorporate the same artwork into the design of a small sample range of “wheelchair accessible” Read more…