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Study event review: Nathan Eastwood’s studio thumb

Study event review: Nathan Eastwood’s studio

After an excellent visit to Eddie’s ‘End of Degree Show’ in the morning at Halpern Gallery, Nucleus Arts Centre, we walked along Chatham High St to Nathan Eastwood’s studio at Sun Pier House. Nathan greeted us at the entrance and showed us to his shared studio space on the second floor. The information sheet Nathan kindly provided explained his artistic journey from MA to current practice. 

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Study event review: ‘Collocations – pain & trauma’, Chatham Kent. thumb

Study event review: ‘Collocations – pain & trauma’, Chatham Kent.

This was a study event with a big difference for me to all the others I have attended with OCA – instead of looking at other artist’s work, in this instance, I was the subject of the study visit.  

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Study event: OCA South Midlands thumb

Study event: OCA South Midlands

Join OCA Tutor Katie Taylor on Saturday 16 November 2019 in Oxford. This event will hopefully be the catalyst for forming a new multi-disciplinary student group in the South Midlands area.  The event is open to students from all degree pathways and levels. Artist Katie Taylor is an OCA tutor and a contemporary sculptural installation artist […]

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Study event review: Newcastle thumb

Study event review: Newcastle

A group of students from the North East took the opportunity to explore the Baltic Gateshead exhibitions for the day along with OCA tutor Cheryl Huntbach. The Baltic focuses entirely on contemporary art and the three exhibitions showed an interesting range of contemporary artists’ work. We discussed ways to approach looking at contemporary art exhibitions […]

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Study event: Gateshead, Newcastle. thumb

Study event: Gateshead, Newcastle.

OCA students are invited to join tutor Cheryl Huntbach at the Baltic, this Saturday 14 September from 11am.

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Study event: OCA North thumb

Study event: OCA North

Join the next meeting of the OCA-North Study Group on Sunday 8 September  1-5pm. We will be meeting on the ground floor, Fletcher’s Mill, Dean Clough Mills, Halifax, West Yorkshire.

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Study event: OCA East of England

Come and join us for a talk about “The Influence of Curation on the Creative Arts” with OCA tutor Andrea Norrington on Saturday 27 July.

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‘I am tired of guilt…’ thumb

‘I am tired of guilt…’

At ‘Don McCullin’ you’re not supposed to think so much as feel. But the other function of an art gallery, besides educating us, is surely to provide a public space for debate and criticism. And I’d like to concentrate on that part now, rather than the private response, because what is there to say about our private responses to those photographs except that they’re valid?

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