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OCA Student Association study event: Paul Harfleet, artist’s talk

OCA students are invited to join Artist Paul Harfleet via zoom on Saturday 12 June at 2pm to hear him talk about his work.

Harfleet plants pansies at the site of homophobic abuse; he finds the nearest source of soil to where the incident occurred and generally without civic permission plants one unmarked pansy.

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OCA Alumni: Jason Dimmock

Congratulations to OCA Alumnus Jason Dimmock whose portrait of Ashley Walters is one of the winners in this year’s Portrait of Britain awards by @BJPhoto.

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Regional group in focus: OCA East of England

My hope is that we can resume in person meetings as soon as practicable with a combination of tutor contributions, gallery visits and more informal meetings. We could also continue to meet remotely recognising that it is a useful addition to our programme and aids access.

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Student stories: Stefan Schaffeld

Congratulations to OCA student Stefan Schaffeld who was recently shortlisted for the Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2020.

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Throwback Thursday: Assignment 4 meets my Grandmother

In January 2019 OCA Student Julia Crockatt wrote about how research for her assignment 4 in the course Context and Narrative led her on a personal journey of discovery about her family. She’s now completed and published a website on the same.

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OCA wellbeing: Pets

I have settled reasonably well into life in lockdown and I think it’s largely to do with my furry companion. I’ve kept my normal routine of getting up and walking to work, which currently means taking Enzo out and looping back home to log on.

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OCA Alumna – Mary-Joyce Davis

OCA BA (Hons) Textile graduate Mary-Joyce Davis would like to invite you to join her for the Live online preview of Drawn From Borders today – Thursday 21 May at 12.30pm on Facebook.

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