Getting warmed up for May

Submitted by Esther Lafferty on Mon, 04/03/2019 - 3:13pm

The Oxfordshire Artweeks festival guide is now rolling through the printing presses packed with information about nearly 500 exhibitions taking place during March (4th-27th May). You will be able to collect one at local information points from early April and you can already browse the website by location, artist or media here.

Announcing our 2019 cover artist & more!

Submitted by Esther Lafferty on Mon, 28/01/2019 - 10:42am

Preparations for this May’s Oxfordshire Artweeks are taking shape and we are delighted to announce the cover image for the 2019 Festival Guide, an etching of Llyn Ladaw or Shining Waters, a natural lake in Snowdonia, by print-maker Morna Rhys. Morna’s etchings are inspired by the wonderful British landscape: wild places, deep valleys, secret paths, seas in many moods or trees in all their glory as sunlight and moonshine add mystery and wonder.

Evocative paintings that convey a sense of silence win Artweeks award for Summertown artist Claire Christie Sadler

Submitted by Esther Lafferty on Tue, 22/01/2019 - 3:45pm

Oxfordshire Artweeks are delighted to announce that Summertown artist Claire Christie Sadler is the winner of the 2018 Mary Moser prize for her monochrome drawings of the west coast of Scotland. The award was established in 2003 to mark the work of a local artist who has taken up art as a second career later in life.