Author Archives: Sarah Dearling

John Somerscales, OAS – solo show at Wolfson College

John Somerscales will be showing a selection of his beautiful watercolours and oils at Wolfson College, Oxford this spring. The exhibition runs from Monday 16th April to Friday 11th May.  

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Update! – OAS artists work selected for RBA Annual Exhibition

RBA update – Ben Hope has won the Frinton Frames award for his wonderful light infused painting, ‘St. Paul’s from Cannon Street, Afternoon’. Great news!  Our chair, Lucy Stopford, and OAS member, Ben Hope, have both had work selected from over … Continue reading

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Ben Hope, OAS – Royal Society of Portrait Painters

Painter Ben Hope, has had two of his works accepted for the Royal Society of Portrait Painters Open Exhibition at the Mall Galleries. This prestigious annual exhibition shows over 200 portraits by over 100 artists.  The exhibition is formed of two … Continue reading

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Oxford Art Society Members Exhibition 2018

A packed gallery of artists and art enthusiasts enjoyed a fabulous evening at the Members Exhibition Private View on Friday.  Martin Kemp, Emeritus Professor of the History of Art, Trinity College, Oxford, opened the show with an informative talk on … Continue reading

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Robert Strange, OAS – Pastel Society Annual Exhibition 2018

Robert Strange is currently showing two of his fabulous, colourful drawings at the Mall Galleries, London, as part of the The Pastel Society Annual Exhibition 2018.  This is the second year that Robert’s work has been selected for the show, … Continue reading

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Jenny Fay, OAS – featured in TW, St John’s College’s magazine

TW, St John’s College’s annual Magazine, features an article which documents a collaboration between OAS artist Jenny Fay and poet Ian House. As Jenny captured Ian’s character on canvas, he put the sitter’s experience into poetry.  Click the link below to read … Continue reading

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Ben Hope ROI Show Prizewinner

Great news from Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual Exhibition, Oxford Art Society painter, Ben Hope, has won the Winsor and Newton best non-member painting for his picture ‘Bathurst Firewood’. The exhibition runs until 10th December.  See the ROI website for further … Continue reading

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Alan Kidd, OAS and new gallery in Tring

It’s always great to hear that a new art venue is opening so we’re very excited to hear that The Black Gallery is opening in Tring.  As a double bonus, Alan Kidd, OAS, will be taking part in the opening … Continue reading

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Barbara Gorayska, OAS – Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts

It’s with great pleasure that we can announce that OAS member, Barbara Gorayska, has been invited to become a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.  This is a great honour for Barbara and a recognition of the depth and … Continue reading

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Oxford Art Society Open Exhibition 2017

Art lovers, young and old, converged on The Cloister Gallery at St John the Evangelist Church last Friday, to enjoy the official opening of the Oxford Art Society Open exhibition 2017. Our gratitude goes to Paul Hobson, Director of Modern … Continue reading

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