Artist and company profiles

This is a list of professional Deaf and disabled artists, or disabled-led companies, who are actively seeking international partners and opportunities. Each artist or company currently has work ready to tour or for exhibition. We are proud to list companies from all over the world.

Search by art form, country, or by curated lists for a smaller selection of artists as selected by one of the named organisations or individuals.  

We are eager to add new artists and companies to this global list. If you are a company which would like to be included, please contact us.

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Disability Arts Online's Editor, Colin Hambrook curates a list of profiles of artists who have pushed the boundaries of disability arts over the years.


Tags: Visual Arts

ActionSpace supports the development of artists with learning disabilities and creates innovative projects for people with learning disabilities to engage with the visual arts. Read more

sean burn

Tags: Spoken Word / Live LiteratureTheatreVisual Arts

sean is an outsider artist / performer / writer with an international reputation. he's part of mad studies north-east promoting critical debate and community courses around mental distress. Read more

Tanya Raabe

Tags: Live ArtVisual Arts

Tanya Raabe-Webber is an acclaimed disabled artist challenging the notion of identity within contemporary portraiture, often creating portraits of high profile disabled people during live sittings in high profile public art galleries and venues. Read more

Vital Xposure

Tags: FilmSpoken Word / Live LiteratureTheatre

Cutting edge theatre and vital stories. Read more