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Study Visit Review Eric Ravilious

Jesse Alexander will lead this stimulating study visit

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Kaffe Fassett – A Life in Colour – a London study visit

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date.   This is a wonderful opportunity for textile students to see the work of this prolific, practitioner of contemporary craft. The study visit will be on Friday 3 May and start at 11.00. Tutors Pat Moloney and […]

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Dogyears

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date.   It was only a matter of time I suppose before I found myself reflecting on the potential for an inter relationship between the two main modes of my professional practice – my studio work and the […]

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From the Car Stereo …

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date.   This blog is the first by music tutor Andy Glover, to whom we extend a warm welcome… Every few weeks I will be introducing  listening items which will be different from the usual fare served up […]

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Reflecting on graphic design since the Millennium

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date. The exhibition Graphic Design: Now in Production features work produced by 250 different graphic designers, made since the millennium. It charts a number of contemporary strands from the cultures of design-led publishing, the renaissance of type design, […]

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OCA's new online induction course, free to all OCA students

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date.   OCA is pleased to announce a new online induction course, open to all OCA students. We really hope you will all take the time to do this course, since it will definitely help you with your […]

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Freelance Musings

I’ve recently been given some freelance work by a company asking me to take photographs of buildings, they cover a wide range from general retail outlets to student accommodation to industrial units to social and entertainment centres, you take around four images from different angles to capture the building as best you can and then […]

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Meet the Tutors: David Knapp

Another OCA tutor in their element. Art historian David Knapp is at home with his books in his library as Jim Unsworth and David Winning are in their respective studios. No doubt he feels equally at home in the Tate or the Uffizi. David talks with a quiet enthusiasm about his lifelong interest in art […]

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Poetry in Cambridge

A few Mondays ago, I got up very early: I had to catch a train from rainy York to chilly Cambridge. I was to be creative writing tutor John Drew’s co-tutor for a poetry study day at Darwin College,Cambridge. Darwin College is one of the newer colleges, but still had the lovely peaceful atmosphere that Cambridge […]

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