As the new programme leader for the OCA Interior Design course I’d like to give you a bit of background to my own education and career, and also a little insight in to what you can expect from the course – as a student of Interior Design at the OCA.
As a new textiles tutor at OCA I have been invited to introduce myself on the #weareoca blog. I am a sculptural installation artist based in Oxford and my work is heavily research based. My research explores the fabric and clothing found in mass graves and its ability to help forensic investigations after atrocity.
Conversations amongst friends evolved into artworks, artworks resonate conversation, new knowledge and understanding, things I find to be at the core of art practice.
Caroline Wright , OCA tutor and Programme Leader for Fine Art, has her work featured on ITV during the week commencing 29 April 2019.
In this post, Dan and Melissa share recent projects and ideas informing Arts & Environment programme themes, around their involvement with Radmin and Trade Show, Bristol.
Hello – I’m Emma Drye and I’m the new programme leader for both the drawing and the painting pathways. For everyone on those pathways, I wanted to write to you to introduce myself and some of my ideas.
The tutors you will work with across your studies are not just experienced tutors at HE level. All the Open College of the Arts tutors are practising artists, photographers, designers, writers or composers, with an understanding of the difficulties of distance learning – some of our tutors studied with the OCA themselves!
Michelle Keegan, OCA Printmaking tutor will be exhibiting etchings from the series Listening for the Past with Gallery 57, Arundel West Sussex as part of the…
Being elected a member of the Royal Society of Sculptors is both professional validation and also a chance to expand my network of support.
Congratulations to OCA tutor Les Monaghan…
As an educator I’m interested in asking questions but also listening, I see myself as someone who makes connections and points stuff out, a conduit of sorts. This thinking is established in my ongoing blog which acts as a reflective tool, supporting my thinking and making process.
OCA’s Kimberley Foster has a new commission launching online with her work as part of sorhed (karl and Kimberley Foster) on tenderfoot website. All work is viewed online.