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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 16: Michelle Keegan

OCA Printmaking tutor Michelle Keegan is exhibiting new etchings as part of the exhibition ‘Make Colour Sing’ A Review of Contemporary Abstraction in Nottingham

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Cambridge Original Printmakers Biennale

Join OCA tutor Clare Wilson on the 25 September in Cambridge. The exhibition will take place at the wonderful historic Pitt Building.The goal is to promote and further a knowledge and understanding of printmaking and its technical variables

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Study visit to Leeds International Contemporary Artist’s Book Fair

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date.   On Saturday 9 March we will be running our first study visit to Leeds International Contemporary Artist’s Book Fair at Leeds University. Now in it’s sixteenth year, the fair showcases the work of artists, bookmakers, students, […]

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Monoprint Workshop

Yorkshire Landscapes are the theme of our next art study visit and practical workshop. Landscape artist Stephen Court will be leading his highly popular Monoprint workshop at York Art Gallery on the 21st May. The workshop will start with an introduction to David Hockney’s largest landscape work ‘Bigger Trees Near Water’, which is enjoying its […]

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The littlest birds sing the prettiest songs…

Tutor Irena Boobyer has her latest exhibition at A La Ronde in Exmouth until 6 March. Called Feathers and Friezes, Irena’s papercuts are inspired by the extraordinary interior decoration of the building which was built in the eighteenth century for the Parminter cousins. Irena’s father was a Polish soldier who came to England after the […]

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Eileen Cooper: life laid bare

Eileen Cooper is a painter and printmaker and Head of the Printmaking at the Royal Academy Schools.  Her unique style is one that penetrates the mind and stays with you long after you have visited an exhibition of her work.  See life laid bare as we view naked women neither to skinny or to fat […]

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News: courses coming in the next 12 months

OCA is going to be further developing its curriculum in the next 12 months, and there are some exciting new additions to the existing suite as well as a couple of exciting additions to our undergraduate degree programmes. First, there is a new Textiles course at level 1 (HE4) coming in the next few weeks […]

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