Ipswich Art exhibition at the Quay Place Heritage and Wellbeing Centre

Quay Place, Ipswich. Picture: ANDY MARSHALL

Quay Place, Ipswich. Picture: ANDY MARSHALL - Credit: Archant

An exhibition by artists with learning disabilities is taking place in Ipswich next week.

The two-day event will be held at Quay Place Heritage and Wellbeing Centre in Key Street on July 21 and July 22.

The exhibition was organised by make + create.

The work displayed is from a recent collaboration project with the University of Suffolk, Ace Anglia and Autism and ADHD.

Part of the funding for the event is coming from the Bailey Thomas Charitable Fund.

As well as producing art, the project looked at the wellbeing of the artists involved, with the benefits and impacts of the project measured before, during and after the exhibition.

Artist Karl Butler said: “It felt really great to be part of the project. I got to meet new friends and for the first time I have been able to show and sell some art. I’ve also learnt different ways to produce art and understand what art is all about to me.”

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