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What is your tutor up to? Chapter 27: Michelle Keegan

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 Winter exhibition Organic Form. See here https://www.gallery57.co.uk/michelle-keegan. The process is a fundamental part of the work. The images emerge through allowing the print process of etching and the personality of the metal, […]

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What is your tutor up to? Chapter 26: Doug Burton

Being elected a member of the Royal Society of Sculptors is both professional validation and also a chance to expand my network of support.

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What is your tutor up to? Chapter 25: Les Monaghan

Congratulations to OCA tutor Les Monaghan…

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OCA MA Fine Art: Introducing tutor Les Bicknell

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.

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What is your tutor up to? Chapter 24: Kimberley Foster

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.

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In conversation with: Rebecca Fairley

As part of the #weareoca30 campaign we are having creative conversations with some of our tutors. Watch and listen to OCA Programme Leader for Textiles, Rebecca Fairley, answering questions from students.

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Exchanges: Dialogues, Hesitation & Creation

The concept was simple, every month you were asked to submit work in progress for critique to a private online blog platform, one week later you would receive a response from another residency participant. Often the work was unresolved, posing further questions, expressing frustration at lack of progress but the deadline made the work happen. During this period, I was able to maintain a conversation about the ongoing work I was creating within my immediate environment – such trains of thought are not easy to sustain when you’re at home looking after small children and this was the beauty in the simplicity of this approach.

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In conversation with: Beth Dawson – Sketchbooks

Following Beth’s recent ‘In conversation with… video’ this second instalment features her speaking about her sketchbook practice.

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What is your tutor up to? Chapter 23: Diana Ali

OCA tutor, Curator and Visual Artist, Diana Ali in collaboration with Santa Ana College Art Gallery and Director, Phil Marquez, is pleased to present the exhibition ‘Loss & Lucidity’ an exhibition of contemporary artwork investigating the misplaced, the missed and the mended.

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What is your tutor up to? Chapter 22: Pauline Rose

OCA tutor Pauline Rose has recently signed a contract with Liverpool University Press for her book entitled ‘Working Against the Grain: Women Sculptors in Britain c.1885-1950’. The book will be published in 2020.

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