Winner of the National Diversity Awards 2013
Positive Role Model Award for Disability
Rachel Gadsden is nothing short of an inspiration and serves as the ideal positive role model for disabled people. An internationally acclaimed contemporary artist, Rachel has battled successfully against a potentially life limiting illness to produce works of art that are applauded worldwide. Featured by the likes of the Observer and the Arts Council, Rachel’s work and inspiration has been showcased across the world – Qatar, Bahrain and South Africa being good examples – where she has helped local people understand the power of art. Her work is underpinned by the notions held around disability, balanced by positivity. Rachel’s artistic practice exemplifies the importance of the right to the freedom of expression, addressing issues relating to disability and thereby contributing to the bigger picture of bringing cultural change to our society.
For more information about the National Diversity Awards please visit www.nationaldiversityawards.co.uk
Powered by Facebook Comments