So, when a dialogue is opened up, it is opened up not just for the minute that you start it, but for a sustainable period…
If you are looking for ways to present your work digitally online there are many ways in which you can achieve this. Some of these are fairly simple and require no special software, whilst others might require more skill and access to various software programmes
Join OCA tutors Bryan Eccleshall (Painting/Drawing) and Priscilla Edwards (Textiles) for a day long workshop at Sheffield’s Millennium Galleries on the 25 May 2019.
Exhibition: Empire of Memory at ‘Temporary Contemporary’ Huddersfield, January 2019. As a photojournalist I grapple with a number of problems: can a realistic medium…
Since March is Women’s History Month it seems like a good time to celebrate the work of women writers from an earlier age. Fortuitously, as joint editor of NAWE’s Higher Education Journal, Writing in Practice No 5, I read an article by Sally O’Reilly analysing her approach to writing a historical novel, Dark Aemelia, (Myriad Editions, 2015) about Shakespeare and his relationship with Aemilia Lanyer, a contemporary poet, and a possible identity for the Dark Lady of his sonnets.
Last time we spoke about the ideas that lie behind the Drawing from the Past. This time I want to focus on what students will get from completing the course.
After writing about one of the most important living composers, Unsuk Chin, for International Women’s Day, I’m continuing with a post about one of the very earliest composers we know of: Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179), and her utterly unique contribution to the early history of western music.
Most universities modify the system slightly to suit the needs of their students, so if you consult other universities’ Harvard referencing guides you will find differences between them. For this reason, it is important you use UCA’s own Harvard Referencing guide when completing your assignments.
In this article you will find four exciting textiles artists where colour, form and composition take an important place within their work.
Artists and OCA tutors Cheryl Huntbach and Bryan Eccleshall have written a wonderful new course for foundation drawing students. Here we ask them a little about how they approached writing it and what the course has to offer students. The resulting conversation will be published across two blog posts.
A friend once introduced me to some people at a party as a poet, and straight away someone loudly responded with that’s not a job!
Da Vinci died 500 years ago this year, hence the shows. All of these drawings are over 500 years old and can’t really have any bearing on contemporary art or thinking, surely?
Well, I disagree.