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Creative Talent

The award

When people use their creative talent to express their perspective on the world, the potential to challenge attitudes and have an impact is huge. However, people with learning disabilities are rarely represented in the creative arts. That is why we want to recognise the emerging talent of a person or group of people with learning disabilities who have used creative means to do something amazing.

This award is open for nominations across all creative disciplines. Whether your nominee(s) write, dance, sing, produce visual art, act, perform music or are involved in something completely unique, we want to hear about them.

Helpful information

For this category, the judges will be looking for nominations which fit the following criteria:

  • Demonstrate the individual(s) sustained involvement in their chosen field (2-3 years)
  • Demonstrate and evidence the individual(s) ambition
  • Provide evidence of how the individual(s) are developing their practice or how they are aspiring to do this.

Keep in touch

More details will soon follow about the nominations for the Learning Disability Awards 2019. If you have any questions about the nomination process, please email awards@scld.co.uk or call 0141 248 3733.

2018 Winner – Lewis Drummond

2018 Highly Commended – Jonathan McKinstry