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What is your tutor up to? Jim Cowan

All over Britain art students of all ages are setting up end of year shows. From primary school to adult education, from higher education to post graduate, artworks are filling up boards for family and friends to view and assessors to scrutinise. Open House studio exhibitions are a particularly popular way to show your work to the general public and this year I have signed up for the Richmond ARThouse Open Studio event.  

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New textiles tutor: Introducing Katie Taylor

As a new textiles tutor at OCA I have been invited to introduce myself on the #weareoca blog. I am a sculptural installation artist based in Oxford and my work is heavily research based. My research explores the fabric and clothing found in mass graves and its ability to help forensic investigations after atrocity.

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What is your tutor up to? Caroline Wright

Caroline Wright , OCA tutor and Programme Leader for Fine Art, has her work featured on ITV during the week commencing 29 April 2019.

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Arts & Environment: Part 2

In this post, Dan and Melissa share recent projects and ideas informing Arts & Environment programme themes, around their involvement with Radmin and Trade Show, Bristol.

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Without further ADO

These characteristics allow OCA to put access at the core of what we do, to join the dots between tutors and students and support opportunities in widening participation and tutor or student led initiatives.

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I’m sure I recognise them; aren’t they off the telly?

The tutors you will work with across your studies are not just experienced tutors at HE level. All the Open College of the Arts tutors are practising artists, photographers, designers, writers or composers, with an understanding of the difficulties of distance learning – some of our tutors studied with the OCA themselves!

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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 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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What is your tutor up to? Chapter 21: Moira Lovell and Les Monaghan

OCA tutors Moira Lovell and Les Monaghan have work in Northern Light 2018, a group show at Yorkshire Artspace, Persistence Works, Sheffield.

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What is your tutor up to? Chapter 19: Dr Dan Robinson

Dan’s background is in site-specific art practice. He began using creative writing as part of his art practice, and has made prints, posters and pamphlets as part of collaborative installations, residencies and events.

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