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Study visit: Jerwood drawing prize

Join OCA tutor Polly Harvey on the 5 November in Bath. Selected from original drawings, the Jerwood Drawing Prize has established a reputation for its commitment to championing excellence, and to promoting and celebrating the breadth of contemporary drawing practice.

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Manchester textiles study visit

On Sunday 13 November OCA tutor and programme leader Rebecca Fairley will host a study visit to two venues in Manchester. In the morning the group will visit The Whitworth then move onto Manchester Art Gallery for the afternoon. The day will be full of gorgeous textiles from stylish mid century fabrics to cutting edge fashion.

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British Art Show 8: Southampton

Join OCA tutor Emma Drye on the 22 October in Southampton for OCA’s final visit to the British Art Show. The exhibition is showing across two locations in the city, the John Hansard Gallery and Southampton City Art Gallery.

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Studio sketchcrawl

Join OCA tutor Jim Unsworth in his studio in Grantham, Lincolnshire on the 22 October. Ensure to bring lots of drawing materials and a variety of paper and sketchbooks, you will experience drawing in different media on varied scales using the environs around Jim’s studio as source; this includes garden, farmland and architecture.

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Conversations at the Georgia O’Keeffe study visit

When a large multi-disciplined group gets together and starts to talk about art – especially when in the presence of powerful work – a lot of conversations arise.

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RWA Open Exhibition

Join OCA tutor Michele Whiting on the 23 November in Bristol to visit the RWA Open Exhibition. This show is based on a highly competitive open submission in its 164th year. It is one of the longest running ‘opens’ in the country, showcasing some of the most ‘exciting (established and emerging) artists in the country’.

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Yorkshire Sculpture Park sketchcrawl

Join OCA’s Joanne and Leanne at Yorkshire Sculpture Park where we will explore the contrasting landscape. Be ready to combine culture, exercise and fresh air! There will be an opportunity to view and make drawings from the array of sculptures, landscape and architecture around the park.

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William Kentridge

Join OCA tutor Clare Wilson on the 9 October at Whitechapel Gallery in London. South African artist William Kentridge is renowned for his animated expressionist drawings and films exploring time, the history of colonialism and the aspirations and failures of revolutionary politics.

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OCA student exhibition study visit

Level 3 Photography student, Stan Dickinson, is inviting fellow students to join him for a special visit to an exhibition of his work, New Photographic Chemistry at Bank Street Arts gallery, Sheffield, on Saturday 1 October 2016.

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