Open Exhibition Update – Online Exhibition: 3 – 18 October In light of recent government restrictions our forthcoming Open Exhibition will be going online. Sir Philip Pullman’s selection of winners from our 2020 Young Artist Competition will be available to view here on Saturday 3 October along with an exciting range of artwork, available to […]
The Royal Society of Marine Artists has selected Penryn River (60 x 60cm) by Ron Ford for the 2020 Exhibition, from 30 September to 10 October 2020 at the Mall Galleries. Ford says: ‘This is the result of an experiment about the boundary between painting and drawing. It started with a sketch from my Wharfside studio, […]
This is an exciting part of the Open Exhibition at The Cloister Gallery, SJE. Selection will be online. The deadline for entries is 31 August. You can now enter the competition online.
Paula Cave is a 53 year old mother of two, and she is my friend and fellow sculptor. In 2015 she was diagnosed with cancer and has fought heroically to conquer this terrible illness. She went into remission, but shortly before her 5 year “all clear” birthday at Christmas last year, she discovered that the […]
‘I am writing to share the sad news that my father, David Phipps, passed away peacefully on Thursday July 9th just before his 88th birthday. He valued his membership of OAS and the many exhibitions, events and friendships made over many years‘ – Simon Phipps David was immensely valued by the Society, not only for his artistic […]
Dear Members and Friends, Most of you will have heard the sad news that our greatly esteemed President, Dr. Jon Whiteley, passed away in May. He died after a prolonged illness that he had combatted bravely over the past year.
It is with huge sadness that I have to tell you that one of our members Caroline Maas died at 02.00 this morning in Sobell House. She had been unwell for a while (about 18 months, on and off) and went into Sobell only very recently. She was one of our printmaker-members and printed amazing […]
One of our members Tom Croft, has started an incredible initiative that has taken UK by storm! Tom was interviewed by Will Gompertz on the BBC News. Tom Croft – Harriet Tom says: “ I was really struggling for focus and motivation in my work when the lockdown started, as painting seemed a bit helpless […]
The subject is Kitty Tait, a teenage baker who set up the Orange Bakery in Watlington High Street aged 14. She makes all her bread and buns by hand and I think they are all sour dough but don’t quote me on that. I had painted a small portrait of her brother Albert previously, which […]
Oxford Art Society AGM 2 March at 4.00pm The Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum, Lower ground floor Afterwards, do join us for the OASA lecture and drinks starting at 5.15pm. OAS members have a reduced entrance fee of £4 for the OASA lecture: Dr Emily Potts: Byzantine Fresco in the 21st Century: Old Techniques, New […]
Our new members were formally welcomed into Oxford Art Society at an afternoon tea on Sunday 26 January 2020 at Brown’s on Oxford. We are sure we will enjoy a long association with all of you.
Robert Strange’s pastel artwork ’12 Rusty Buckles’ has been selected for the Pastel society exhibition in the Mall Galleries in London. Well done Robert.