Welcome to Disability Arts in Surrey

DAiSY is an umbrella organisation that promotes and celebrates the works of D/deaf, disabled and neurodiverse artists and disability arts organisations in Surrey.

As an organisation, we strive to develop the South East as the lead region in the UK for disability and d/Deaf cultural activity, making Surrey a welcoming and accessible place for all artists to practice.

 

DAiSY~Chain

DAiSY-Chain is DAiSY’s new artist network. It is for artists across the South East who identify as d/Deaf, disabled or neurodivergent, and provides a supportive network to link artists from across the county together.

Sign up for free as a member artist to access events, training, workshops, mentoring and support.

Artist Commissions

We offer Emerging Artist commissions for artists who are based in Surrey. The programme supports artists to develop their practice by offering mentoring from industry professionals and fostering connections with our cultural partners across the county.

Community Arts Projects

DAiSY works with its members and cultural partners on a range of community arts projects. They happen in different locations around the county, and usually focus on a theme.

Supporting Members and Partners

DAiSY works with its members and partners to make Surrey a welcoming place for all artists to practice. We offer workshops, advocate for access and inclusion and offer advice and support.

DAiSY Participant, Dance Workshop Day

‘I liked introducing myself to new people who have similar interests to me’.

Artventure Trust

‘On behalf of the participants and staff of Artventure Trust, we would like to thank you and your team for your support throughout last year. The art material packages you sent to our clients enabled them to do art while they were at home during lockdown’

DAiSY participant, DAiSY:ReGrowth Project

‘The group’s been really helpful and encouraging. It’s therapeutic, a great way of connecting with people and an important creative outlet. I love how everyone’s included and has a chance to speak and share their work’

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