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Showing at Home: Apples and Pears Gallery

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.

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Study event review: Pierre Bonnard

Bonnard’s work is colourful and dense with brush marks and the best pieces are fairly large…

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East of England study event: Bookbinding

Join OCA tutor Andrea Norrington on 18 May.

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Keith Ashcroft studio visit

Join OCA Programme Leader for Drawing and Painting Emma Drye for this unique opportunity in Salford on Sunday 12 May.

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Ask the librarian

When using library catalogues or databases you need to pick your search terms (keywords) carefully. Search engines and library databases are not intelligent and will match up words without considering their meaning.

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Fees for 2019/20

We are announcing today the fees which will apply in the next academic year (from 01 August 2019 to 31 July 2020). We want to keep fees low for all students whilst maintaining the high quality that students have come to expect from OCA.

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Arts & Environment: Part 2

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.

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University challenge

A new reality show will be hitting our screens this summer – Campus Uncovered. What do university staff really get up to? What’s it like on the other side of the system? Do they practice what they preach?

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Mental health

In ten short years, the discussion around mental health has opened right up, in no small thanks to the sterling work of charities such as Mind, and prominent figures discussing their own issues.

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Arts & Environment events and e-meets

Join Dan and Melissa on the 27 and 28 April 2019 in South London. Attend one or both days, we will be drawing outdoors, using microscopes and sharing work in progress amongst other things.

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