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OCA tutor Doug Burton in praise of level one printmaker Janet Gomes

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date.   Have a look at the prints by level one student Janet Gomes, who is highlighted because of her excellent assessment submission in July. OCA tutor and assessor Doug Burton takes a look….

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Photography and representations of motherhood, study visit

A study visit to two linked photography exhibitions

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Arles 2013

Twenty of us went to Les Rencontres d’Arles. We saw photography, a lot of photography…

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Learning about HE Study online

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date.   Creative writing student Lauren Hellen, completed OCA’s freely available online induction course: An Introduction to Studying HE earlier in the year and has blogged about it in her online learning log. We are re-posting her review […]

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Our Proms Festival

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date.   What is now known as the BBC’s ‘Proms’, is not only the UK’s largest concert festival but also the biggest of its kind in the world. It is now just passing the halfway mark. Its unique […]

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Study visit to Art Turning Left at Tate Liverpool

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date.   This study visit, on Saturday December 7th, looks at Tate Liverpool’s new exhibition, which examines how art has been influenced by left-wing values from the French Revolution to the present day. In doing so it explores […]

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Walk of Shame

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date   Today I endured the annual inconvenience and waste of an afternoon to collect my rejected portraits from a certain national prize. From the series Edelweiss by Sharon Boothroyd, 2011, rejected 2013. As I walked through the […]

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Bus Stop Art

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date.   Something unusual is happening all over the UK. The display windows lining the bus shelters all over town, which once displayed advertisements for high street brands, have begun to display works of art. A once dull […]

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Never quite at home

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date   OCA tutor Liz Cashdan’s most recent collection of poems ‘Things of Substance: New and Selected Poems’ was published in April by Five Leaves Publications, and launched at the Sheffield Poetry Festival and the Sticky Bun Club in […]

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Study visit to Memory Palace

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date.   Re-visit Jim’s blog post about his visit to this exhibition, below and then sign up for a trip to see it with two OCA tutors and an opportunity to network with likeminded OCA students. This will […]

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