Features

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Here's a selection of our recent feature and news articles about the Oxfordshire Artweeks festival and stories about Artweeks artists and venues.

July 2018
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Experience Oxfordshire suggest three top spots to enjoy art in Oxfordshire this month

June 2018
From an Oxfordshire Garden Experience Oxfordshire looks at the art on show in Oxfordshire this month which sweeps from an English country garden to the traditions of the Sudan.
Collecting art for Fathers Day
OX Magazine looks at the meticulous drawings of Robert Strange, exhibiting in Abingdon this month.

May 2018
Vale of Dark Horse revealed at Wantage Museum
The Oxford Mail looks at the Artweeks shows in Wantage this month
Church becomes art gallery for Artweeks
The Oxford Mail preview's East Oxford's SJE Oxford Artweeks exhibition
Spring into Oxfordshire Artweeks in the city
A look ahead at City week in the Oxford Mail's Weekend Guide
Bicester Sculpture Group prepare for Oxfordshire Artweeks
News from the Oxford Mail
Art of the County: Embrace the Imagination
The Oxford Times' Oxfordshire Magazine presents mini-profiles of twelves very different artists from Banbury to Bishopstone, in Oxford, In Goring, and across the Cotswolds.
Meet a Milliner
OX Weddings features an Artweeks designer-maker who creates sculptural headwear.
Experience Oxfordshire's Artweeks
A round-up of the offerings in gallery spaces across Oxfordshire for the Artweeks festival by Experience Oxfordshire.
ArtBeat
The Round&About magazine delves into what you can see during Artweeks across the county with a series of articles post-code by postcode.
Abingdon Artweeks
Coverage of Abingdon's Artweeks in glorious technicolour in the new Abingdon magazine.

April 2018
Featuring 1000 artists
The Oxford Mail annouces the forthcoming May festival.
Oxford's Gargoyles and Goblins
OX Magazine meets two sculptors who carve gargoyles for the Oxford skyline and and cast Tolkein-esque goblins!
Bringing the secrets of the garden into the house
OX Magazine looks at the influences on three very different textiles artists who are taking part in May's Artweeks festival.
An April Shower of Artistic Variety Experience Oxfordshire's April round up.

March 2018
From Urban in The Cotswolds to a Garden in Oxford city
Experience Oxfordshire looks at the county's art this month and the thoughts it provokes.

February 2018
Introducing Elaine Kazimierczuk
The new OX Sylva magazine introduces the 2018 Artweeks Mary Moser Prize winner, Elaine Kazimierczuk.
Sculpture, ceramics and paint: from St Ives to Secret Worlds.
Experience Oxfordshire takes a jaunt to St Ives in this month's blog post!
From Oxfordshire to St Ives - A Journey into Abstraction.
OX magazine reviews what's on in Henley and Radley with its roots in St Ives.

January 2018
New views for a New Year
Experience Oxfordshire offers a round up of this month's art - and great places to go to see is in Oxfordshire.
Turning trees into fine furniture for the fireside
OX magazine profiles Artweeks furniture maker Josh Howard-Saunders from Bates & Lambourne.

December 2017
Cool art for Christmas
Experience Oxfordshire picks some lovely winter offerings in Oxfordshire's art scene this December.
Churches, wonders and a wheel for a wild child
What's on in Artweeks Christmas Season in December with the OX magazine.

November 2017
From birds to bowls and baubles: an aviary of art this autumn
Oxfordshire's glossy OX magazine looks at some of the Artweeks event open this month across the county.
Art marking the past, and art for the present
Experience Oxfordshire's latest round up on where to find good art locally this month.
Suggestions on where to go for Oxfordshire Artweeks A round up of five top events from the OX magazine team.

October 2017
From print-making to Halloween, art to intrigue and to unsettle
Experience Oxfordshire's monthly look at what's on in the art scene this month.
A Journey to the far East with a Paintbrush
OX Magazine covers Artweeks Board member David Pollock's forthcoming exhibition.

September 2017
Hidden Oxford: Architecture and Aquatints
OX Magazine takes a look at unepexected views of Oxford for Oxford Open Doors.
Art to talk about
Experience Oxfordshire's Artweeks art blog looks at what's on this month in Oxford venues.

August 2017
August art
Experience Oxfordshire's art blog suggests places to enjoy art over the summer.

July 2017
Birds and the Big Blue Yonder
Experience Oxfordshire's art blog takes on a summery flavour.

June 2017
The Colours of Summer in Hearts and Hedgerows
Experience Oxfordshire's Artweeks art blog suggests some good places to find art locally in June.
Painting by numbers with the Indiana Jones of Botanical Illustration
The OX Magazine looks at the work of 18th century botanical illustrator Ferdinand Bauer and that of his Artweeks contemporary, Oxford University's Rosemary Wise who was recently awarded the Sibthorp Medal for Lifetime Services to Botany.

May 2017
Renowned Painter Jenny Saville opens Dragon School Artweeks exhibition
The Oxford Mail reports on the Artweeks offering at Dragon School, North Oxford.
Brexit-inspired Political Artist paints Teresa May in a Different Light
The Oxford Mail find current affairs in the recent work of Artweeks artist James Milroy.
Oxfordshire Artweeks on This is Oxford
A TV appearance by Esther Lafferty
Oxfordshire Artweeks continues with some striking pieces
The Oxford Times kicks off City week with a Picture Perfect piece focussing on East Oxford.
The Oxford Mail on eighteen artists in an Oxford cloisters.
Claudia Figueiredo looks ahead to the art on offer for Oxford city Artweeks in St John the Evalngelist on the Iffley Road.
Artists from North and South Oxfordshire show off their work for Artweeks.
The Oxford Mail talks to Witney and Eynsham artists Alexandra Sertage and Jane Tomlinson during North Oxfordshire Artweeks.
Craftsmen show off their creations in the woods at Wittenham
A look back at the South Oxfordshire week in the Herald series and Oxford Mail.
Sculptors and painters make a splash for Oxfordshire Artweeks
The Oxford Mail covers art in the orchard and beyond as the festival gets well underway.
Explore a fragile world of sculpture, ceramics and jewellery
The Oxford Mail looks at the glass art of Kidlington's Pam Fyvie.
Artists turn to the natural world for Oxfordshire Artweeks
The Oxford Times look ahead to North Oxfordshire Artweeks (13th-21st May 2017)
OX Magazine covers Artweeks in style
Includes three articles on Pop art, rock music and other passions; A Home as a portrait & See Oxfordshire afresh.
Up close with Artweeks - take a look inside the open studios
The Oxford Times's Oxfordshire Limited Edition Magazine profiles twelve artists.
Trio of Blewbury artists show talent for first Artweeks exhibition
Meet Yvette Philips, Ellie Wong and Charlotte Houlihan as they host their first Artweeks exhibition.
Bookshop marks the beginning of Artweeks
The Oxford Mail looks at scupture in Blackwell's window for Artweeks.
Oxfordshire: the world's biggest art gallery
Experience Oxfordshire gives some suggestions about where to start with your visiting plans this month.
Meet the Artweeks artists in Chipping Norton and neighbouring villages in Cotswold Life May edition: here's page 1, page 2, page 3 and page 4 of Feeling Chipper in Chippy.
Your Letterbox (Banbury Brackley and Villages) looks at what's on in its patch for Artweeks: here's page 1 and page 2.
Your Letterbox (Bicester, Kidlington & Woodstock) looks at what's on in this area for Artweeks: here's page 1 and page 2.

April 2017
Experience and wisdom that comes from living your life
The Oxfordshire Guardian takes the long view on Oxfordshire art!
Oxfordshire Artweeks gets ready to launch
A preview piece from the Oxford Times with only days to go.
Colourful creations will go on show at Artweeks
Early information on Artweeks as we gear up for action in the Oxford Times, Bicester Advertiser and other local papers.
Artists get ready for Artweeks
The Oxford Times coverage of the 2017 festival kicks off...
Music, masks and magic at Artweeks
Pick Family magazine make suggestions for bright and colourful places to visit this Artweeks.
Birthday celebrations at Artweeks
The Banbury Guardian gives a flavour of things to come with as the Banbury and District Art Society turns 70 during Artweeks.
Facing the Shadows
Read about Petré Smith’s ‘Kwisiqithi’ in the gallery at Chipping Norton Theatre
From Mountains to Molecules
The OX magazine features Oxford printmakers as they celebrate their 40th anniversary

March 2017
Teaching old birds new tricks for Oxfordshire Artweeks
The Oxford Mail reports of the preparations for Artweeks by residents in a Letcombe Regis care home
From animals in art to busty brooches
The OX magazine March edition looks ahead to Mother's Day
Perfectly-placed portraits
The Oxford Times Limited Edition magazine looks at a new exhibition open this month by novellist Mark Haddon and Artweeks Tom Croft.
Portraits: a picture tells a thousand words
A look at two very different artists and their contemporary approaches to portraiture.
Art in Oxfordshire this month
Experience Oxfordshire's monthly round up of what to see this month, with a focus on the human form.

February 2017
Art you'll love in Oxford's Town Hall
The OX magazine looks at four Artweeks artists who will be showing at this month's Oxford International Art Fair.
Art that stimulates every sense
Experience Oxfordshire's suggestions on where to find atimuating art across the county this month.

January 2017
Oxfordshire: a place to stand and stare
Experience Oxfordshire Art - a blog piece about what's on this month.
The North Wind Doth Blow
Take a look at the Arctic through the eyes of Artweeks Artists with OX magazine


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