Organisation: Art Shape (VG)
About this volunteer-involing organisation
Established in 1993, we are a small band of dedicated workers, passionate about supporting and enabling people facing barriers to realise their creative and learning potential. We do this in many and various ways, working closely with communities and their leaders and responding to need. We strive to aid community cohesion, bringing diverse groups together to work on projects and get involved in community events.
Art Shape’s distinct skill in socially inclusive practice is developing tailor made provision to meet specific needs of individuals, communities and organisations and directly engaging people through the arts on their own terms.
•Art Shape provides a countywide programme of inclusive arts courses and projects
•Art Shape offers training for professionals and non-professionals in inclusive arts facilitation
•Art Shape is a founding member of Create Gloucestershire and works to inform policy and strategy both locally and nationally
• Art Shape works with individuals, groups, communities, organisations and partners to promote everyone’s right to creative experience as well as identifying gaps in provision and designing programmes of work to bridge these gaps
•Art Shape provides bespoke training courses and information, advice and progression guidance to aid personal and professional development in the arts