Venue, Timing and Cost
This year the Old School Art Collective be hosting the works of both returning and new artists, showing original artworks in ceramics, wood craft, pyrography, painting, and mixed media, in their Oxfordshire ArtWeeks exhibition. There’s something for every taste and interest! If you want to make a day of it there’s the Tap Social Bar or the Fishes pub nearby, and lots of other artists in the area, so pick up a Botley art trail map when you visit the exhibition and check out the other ArtWeeks artists nearby. Details about each of the artists in this year's Old School Art Collective exhibition below.
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About the artists
Marcus Wattam a potter sharing an antidote to mass-produced homeware with beautiful wheel-thrown cups, bowls and jugs. Bringing the joy of imperfection for all to experience. https://www.instagram.com/old_skool_pott...
Helen Beech is a pyrographer with a penchant for the scaly, spiky, and squidgy. She produces unique pieces on wooden homeware and gifts which celebrate the weird beauty of quirky creatures. https://www.instagram.com/icarus_pyrogra...
Olena (Alyona) Naumenko is a Ukrainian artist using both modern and classical techniques. She works in the genre of contemporary art with different media and materials as a multimedia artist: magnet, metal, ceramics, painting, colored pencils, video. She is a gaduate of the Faculty of Painting, National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture in Kyiv, Ukraine and a Member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine.
John Rendel is a talented wood turner working with found and responsibly sourced timber to produce one-off pieces of wooden homeware. Each piece is created with attention to the unique patterns and fissures of the wood. From wood-turned bowls and plates to delicately produced wooden vases, John’s work is tactile, warm, and beautiful. https://www.instagram.com/john.rendle.16/
Lizzie Shannon-Little is an abstract painter and mixed media artist. Her works are explorations in movement and connection. An intuitive use of bold colour is central to her practice, combining with both intentional and spontaneous mark making to create composition. Her art is vibrant, playful, and kinetic, holding an energy and power for the viewer. She has shown in exhibitions across Oxford, Bristol, and London. Her works are held in private collections in the UK, USA, and Indonesia. She is a Trustee of WOA Gallery in Bampton and an Associate at OVADA in Oxford. https://linktr.ee/eshannonlittle
Issy Miller (she/they/them) is an upcoming artist specialising in ceramics, textiles, and jewellery. Their work focuses on exploring themes of nature and surrealism through the lens of childhood/Kidcore imagery. Using clay and crochet, they will translate these dream-like concepts into mixed media sculptures. https://linktr.ee/Daissydoo
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