Monday, April 22, 2024

Artists with a Disability

This area of the ABLEize provides details of artists with a disability including foot and mouth painters along with information about their work, their profiles and examples of their art.  Also includes writers, musicians, singers and comedians with a disability Typical sites highlight the work of blind and mouth and foot painting artists and male and female comedians, singer song writers and more along with details of how they work, their disabilities and the amazing results achieved.

Browse this ABLEize section to find a varied selection of artists with disabilities including worldwide disabled artists and their personal websites and social media pages as well as details of their work, how to purchase items such as paintings, sculptures and various works of art made or designed by disabled artists.

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A group of UK stand-up comedians that mostly have some form of disability providing details of their “sit down and stand-up” comedy shows and how and where to see them.

Performance artist and choreographer from Glasgow offering details of her performances, life and what its like performing from a wheelchair.

A registered charity that provides art groups for people with disabilities including people that may have had a stroke, Parkinson’s, spinal injury or arthritis to get involved in painting and drawing. Site includes details of local groups throughout the UK.

Official site of this award-winning “wobbly” comedian, actress and writer with cerebral palsy that has worked on TV, radio and theatre. View her profile, show dates and blog entries.

Outstanding results from this artist painter that lost both his arms at the age of four due to an electric shock accident. A truly amazing mouth painter.

Mirror Online article about Britains Got Talent runner up Jack Carroll; commedian with cerebral palsy who also won the Pride of Britain award at the age of 14.

Blind artist and winner of three Presidential Service awards for the art. View details of his work, publications and video clips. Based in Denton Texas.

Promotes the art of painting by blind or partially sighted artists. Offers a gallery of images and information about how to get started.

Polish artist born with stunted arms and no hands. Site highlights his stunning drawings as well as his coaching and motivational speaker services.

A mouth painter from New Jersey with details of his work, exhibitions and how to purchase.

A U.S based organisation founded as a non-profit association owned and run by disabled artists. View examples of their work with contact details.

Highlights the live and work of Paul Smith born in 1921 with Cerebral Palsy and known throughout the world as the “Typewriter Artist” View the amazing results achieved by using a minimum of typewriter symbol keys.

London-based visual artist creating painting in oils and watercolours. Check out a gallery of her work, her studio and workshops.

A disabled artist with no lower arms or hands, working in different mediums, mainly writing, images and song.

Has a number of art groups located throughout the UK offering details of disability arts exhibitions and events, disabled artists work and how to take part.

Stephen Wiltshire an amazing architectural artist with autism highlights his work that earned him an MBE for services to the art world in 2006. Check out his site for the artists profile, examples of his work and how to purchase.

Wheelchair user born in Scarborough, North Yorkshire with details of her paintings including Sir Bert Massie CBE, former chair of the Disability Rights Commission. Site includes details of her life as a disabled artists, awards and visual arts work.

Works to support disabled artists and companies throughout all art forms to get involved and enjoy all forms of art. Site provides video clips along with details of featured artists.

Viki describes herself as a white female queer disabled performance artist activist facilitator and director. View her complete profile, tour dates and past and current work.