Media coverage (2015 and 2016)

Kate Hopkins Searle on Oxfordshire magazine

Here's a selection of some of the feature and news articles about Oxfordshire Artweeks and Artweeks artists in 2015 and 2016

December 2016
From the courtroom to a hospital corridor, former Oxford barrister Rob Farrands turns his talents to photography.
Artweeks photographer builds on May's success with a new exhibition 'Rivers of Life' at the John Radcliffe until the end of February.
Spectacular Glass Sculptures come to Oxford
The Oxford Times takes notice of the Artweeks exhibition in the Oxford University Museum of Natural History
The Circus at Christmas
The art of the circus and the twelve days of Christmas
Oxford Glistens in Gold
Be astounded by gold- and silver-smiths exhibiting this month in Oxfordshire's only dedicated contemporary jewellery gallery.

November 2016
Midnight temptation in Woodstock
Artweeks hat-maker Lizzie Hurst wins the Guild prize at Oxfordshire Craft Guild's annual Christmas exhibition.
Artweeks in Winter
The OX Magazine looks at the story of art - the story of its inspiration, its creation and its discovery here in Oxfordshire.
Artweeks gets crafty for Christmas
The Oxford Times Limited Edition magazine previews some of the exhibitions in the Artweeks Christmas season.
View the local Christmas Season
The Banbury Guardian looks at the Artweeks events taking place in and around Banbury this autumn.

October 2016
Original view of the world
The Oxford Times profiles East Oxford painter and sculptor Sara Banerji as she recounts her colourful life story.
We Remember
Oxfordshire's family magazine, Pick, includes a Remembrance Sunday article following the art and inspirations of Artweeks artist Anna Dillon.
The Exotic and The Beautiful Everyday
The OX magazine features Artweeks artists Rose Wallace, Ruth Swain and Mary Knowland, contemporary art at Blenhaim Palace, Monkey Tales in The Ashmolean, and Great Masters in Christchurch.

August 2016
Celebrating The Human Form
As the Olympics kick off in Rio, the OX magazine celebrates varied representations of the human body with Oxfordshire Artweeks artists.

June 2016
Meet Paul Thomas, Political Cartoonist
The OX magazine features Artweeks artist and political cartoonist in their Fathers Day issue.

May 2016
How Martyn James Bull captured the landscape architecture of Didcot’s power stations
Read more about Martyn Bull's photography in Amateur Photography magazine.
Oxfordshire Artweeks goes North
The Oxford Mail suggests five interesting places to start in North Oxfordshire only a few miles out of the city.
Gavin Preuss's photography takes him from war zones to The Cotswolds
Meet one of Artweeks new faces for 2016, in Chadlington's St Nicholas Church
Capturing a likeness
Read about four very different portrait artists in the OX magazine Artweeks edition.
Green pastures, the wild sea and travels beyond
OX magazine features four of the county's painters.
Textiles, treasures, pots and pleasures
Read OX magazine's feature on some of the treasures to discover during Artweeks.
Oxfordshire Artweeks kick off for its 34th year
The Banbury Guardian looks at what's on in and around Banbury for Artweeks this year.
Bicester Sculpture Group will open studio and gardens for Artweeks
A look at Bicester's popular annual sculpture garden (21st-30th May)
The owl and the pussycat and ancient oaks as Oxfordshire Artweeks moves south
The Oxford Mail previews Artweeks across South Oxfordshire
City Artists thow open their doors for Oxfordshire Artweeks
The Oxford Times previews the first week of Oxfordshire Artweeks 2016
Drawing the crowds: Artists throw open their studio doors
The Oxford Times Limited Edition magazine features a dozen or so Artweeks artists within their glossy pages.
There's an explosion of creativity for the start of Oxfordshire Artweeks
The Oxford Mail suggests places to start as Oxfordshire Artweeks opens this weekend.
Mosiac portraits decorate Covered Market for Oxfordshire Artweeks
Look out for amazing mosaics by Becky Paton in Oxford city centre.

April 2016
Poster shop proudly displays sculptures ahead of art festival
Beatrice Hoffman's sculpture are on show in Oxford centre
International Success for Local Printmaker
Bicester's Alexandra Buckle is commended in the Buckingham Advertiser.
Oxfordshire Artweeks Top Ten Picks around the county
Art journalist Sarah Mayhew chooses her top ten venues to visit this May.
Discovering Oxfordshire Through Oxfordshire Artweeks
Art journalist Sarah Mayhew invites you to explore Oxfordshire and the art on offer during the Artweeks festival.
Middleton Cheney artist wins prize for her work on local landscapes
Artweeks Mary Moser award winner covered in The Banbury Guardian

March 2016
Off the Beaten Track
Cotswold Life magazine previews some of the Witney artists involved in this year's Artweeks (and one regular who is having this year off!)
Recognition for Banbury Artist in National Business Awards
Artweeks newcomer Ella Hendy arrives on the Banbury art scene with aplomb!

February 2016
A celebration of international art in Oxford Meet the Oxfordshire Artweeks artists representing Oxfordshire at the Oxford International Art Fair.
Shells are the sea's jewells says expert Ingrid Thomas Meet acclaimed conchologist Ingrid Thomas whose unusual Artweeks exhibition is inspired by sea shells.
Artist Jan Harvey opens her studio and The Garden Gallery for Artweeks Part of the Shipton-under-Wychwood offering is featured in the Wilts & Gloucs Standard.
Sculptor carves out a new body of work after studio fire for exhibition Garford's Beatrice Hoffman explains to the Didcot Herald how a studio fire been integral in the preparations for her Oxfordshire Artweeks exhibition.

January 2016
Andrew Harrison is carving a unique life story
Meet Andrew Harrison, a West Oxfordshire sculptor and gallery owner, in an Oxford Times profile.

October 2015
The Thames in Textiles
A group of textile artists are inspired by the 'liquid' history flowing through the county.
Wantage, Words and (not just) Betjeman
Read about the beauty of words, celebrated in an exhibition of recent illustrations by lettering artist Lin Kerr.

September 2015
Japan in Oxfordshire.

July 2015
Art in the arboretum.
Artweeks artists take part in the giant Art-in-Action event at waterperry Gardens this July.
Fresh perspectives on an old city. Artweeks artists take new inspiration from our magnificent city.

June 2015
The Colours of Summer.
The OX Magazine looks at the Gods of Colour in the Ashmolean and the local artists inspired by gardens.

May 2015
Oxford Times Limited Edition Artweeks Supplement.
Twenty pages of glossy feature articles about a surprising range of Artweeks artists and their work, from ceramic shoes to model boats, and even hear how concrete can surpass marble for beauty (yes, really)!
The Magic of Artweeks.
OX Magazine offers some ideason where to start with Artweeks visiting.
Art that's Good Enough to Eat.
OX Magazine looks at the breadth of art inspired by delicious dining!
Fairtrade Goods become Works of Art for Show.
The Oxford Mail & other local papers report of St Michael at the Northgate's exhibition for Artweeks.
Students' Nature-inspired Artwork put on Display.
The Oxford Times look at an Artweeks exhibition put on by Wood Farm Primary School in Headington.
Photo Exhibition Highlights the Work of Farm Volunteers.
The Oxford Times reports on the FarmAbility exhibition in Wytham.
Artists Open Their Studios to the Public This Week.
The Herald Series (Didcot, Wantage & Grove, Wallingford and Abingdon) looks ahead at South Oxfordshire Artweeks.
Profile: Frances Brann - Art Inspired by Travelling.
An in-depth interview with Artweeks arctic painter from Burcot, Frances Brann.
Things to do this May Bank Holiday Weekend.
A recommendation to come Artweeksing in The Telegraph!

April 2015
The Sea at Oxfordshire Artweeks
A feature about the Artweeks April exhibition,bringing a coastline to Oxfordshire!
Get Prepared for Oxfordshire Artweeks.
Some ideas about starting to plan your May visiting, from OX magazine.
Antonia Bruce at Art Jericho.
A review of dancing cyanotype cornstalks in this forthcoming Artweeks exhibition.
Artweeks is 'a treat'.
For Art's Sake column coverage in The Oxford Times.
Studio doors open as city celebrates its art.
The Oxford Mail gives a quick overview of some of the exhibitions in prepartion for Artweeks.
Artists open their doors for Artweeks.
The Banbury Guardian looks ahead as Artweeks approaches.
All the art for everyone.
Anne James takes a look at the vast range of art on offer around the county at this year’s Artweeks event.
An introduction to Artweeks in The Oxford Times.
Esther Lafferty, Festival Director of Oxfordshire Artweeks, encourages you to visit artists from textile designers to ceramicists.
Melanie Charles brings Mooving Pictures to Artweeks.
Stuart Macbeth meets an Artweeks debutante whose chosen field is paintings of cows.
A Profile of Philip Koomen, the Professional dreamer.
An in-depth interview with Checkendon's Artweeks furniture designer-maker Philip Koomen.
Home is where the art is.
The Banbury Cake previews Artweeks as its doors open in the North of the county.

March 2015
The Natural World Awakens
A look at rural Oxfordshire as it pushes into spring.
Art for all to enjoy.
A peek at what's coming in the Banbury Guardian.
High Tides reaches our Shores.
A look at the Artweeks april exhibition 'Oxford's Sea View' in the Oxford Mail.

February 2015
The Magic of the Artist's Studio
A reflection on the secret spaces in which the creative process takes place.
Artist's Books: Each a Minature Gallery
Turn the pages of three Oxfordshire artists and hear their stories.

January 2015
In the Bleak Midwinter
A look at two Artweeks artists who are inspired by cold and inhospitable environments.

You can also view our 2014 media coverage archive.