Wood may be one of the oldest and most commonplace materials, long used in African, Pre-Columbian, and Oceanic artwork to create groundbreaking forms, but it’s full of surprises.
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.
Join OCA Midlands Photography students for a day with artist Stephen Burke on Saturday 22 June at Blast Festival of Photography in the West Midlands.
Conversations amongst friends evolved into artworks, artworks resonate conversation, new knowledge and understanding, things I find to be at the core of art practice.
Making individual page layouts is an essential part of the book planning process. Play around with the sequencing of images. This stage can take longer than you imagine. It is good to spend time with various versions of your book before completing it.
If you are new to bookmaking, then experimenting with making artist style books is a fantastic learning experience. They are a great way to understand the basic structure of books, play around with different materials and methods of production.
Designer Tine De Ruysser beautifully combines hard and soft mediums, crafting them into unique new wearable materials. The designer takes inspiration from Japanese origami…
Caroline Wright , OCA tutor and Programme Leader for Fine Art, has her work featured on ITV during the week commencing 29 April 2019.
Another solution is to use your home to show work. Clearing some wall space and hanging a show – taking the endeavour seriously – and inviting friends and fellow students to an opening will help you think about your work differently. It could also lead to you curating a small group show in the same space.
Join OCA Programme Leader for Drawing and Painting Emma Drye for this unique opportunity in Salford on Sunday 12 May.
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.
Sarah Jaffray, Project Officer for the Bridget Riley Art Foundation will be leading a looking, discussing and drawing workshop within the Prints & Drawings room at the British Museum. The event will be held on the 29 April from 11am.