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Sydney workers will be familiar with the bright art works pictured around the city’s building sites and at cultural hub Carriageworks.
But most have no idea what makes the artists behind these colourful contemporary creations so special.
Sydney workers will be familiar with the bright art works pictured around the city’s building sites - but few realise the story behind them (Supplied)They were created by artists who are part of a team of 15 known as Studio A, chosen for their talent from across New South Wales.
They also have intellectual disabilities.
Studio A’s artists have conditions including autism and Down’s Syndrome, but are competing alongside other artists in the mainstream art world.
Artistic Director Gabrielle Mordy said unlike other disability arts organisations, this isn’t art therapy but professional work.
Ms Mordy said if they didn’t have their disability, many would have gone to art school.
Unique work being produced at Studio A includes Thom Roberts’ images which have been made into banners for Carriageworks, a cultural hub in Sydney’s inner west. (Supplied)
“Studio A is about making great art,” she told nine.com.au. “They get meaningful work, and they also get a sense of identity.”
Unique work being produced includes Thom Roberts’ images which have been made into banners for Carriageworks, a cultural hub in Sydney’s inner west.
He sees ‘faces in trains’ and was commissioned to create work for The National 2019: New Australian Art show.
Ms Mordy discovered him at Hornsby station, where he was trying to show off his work.
This article first appeared on www.9news.com.au
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