Oxford Art Society Exhibitions

First Imprints Exhibition – Northwall 9 July – 10 August

From the Printmaking Exhibition which has just opened at The Oxford University Museum of Natural History in combination with their ambitious new Science Exhibition entitled First Animals. This year-long collaboration has involved 23 Printmakers and staff and Researchers at the … Continue reading

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Oxford Art Society Members Exhibition 2019

Exhibitors, please notes that TAKE DOWN timing has changed slightly. COLLECTION of WORK is on Sunday 28th from 4.45pm – 6pm and Monday 29th April from 12 noon – 2pm.

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AGM – 4 February 2019

Oxford Art Society AGM – 4 February 2019. The AGM will be held on Monday 4th February at the Ashmolean in the Headley Theatre. 4.30pm – 5.30pm: AGM meeting 5.30pm – 5.45pm: Drinks 5.45pm: Oxford Art Society Associates lecture by Sir … Continue reading

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The Pastel Society Annual Exhibition 2019

The Pastel Society’s 120th Exhibition at the Mall Galleries will open on 4th February – 16th February. Oxford Art Society is proud to announce that four OAS members have artworks  in the exhibition. Benjamin Hope had 4 pieces selected! Ben Hope … Continue reading

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A warm welcome to our New Members 2019!

Lucy Stopford, Oxford Art Society Chairman, (front row, 4th from the left) poses with our new members. On Monday 14th January, 11 new OAS members were invited to meet members of the committee and enjoy afternoon tea in the bar … Continue reading

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Scrapbook of Walter Tyrwhitt, OAS founder and watercolourist

A couple of years ago the Oxford Art Society took into it’s possession a scrapbook which was originally owned and compiled by Walter Tyrwhitt, one of the founders of the society.  The book was found by honorary OAS member Rona while … Continue reading

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OAS Open Exhibition 2018

 

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The winner of the Young Artist Competition is…

Laura Eagle. She was presented with a £500 cheque by the judge – Philip Mould OBE

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2nd and 3rd prizes in The Young Artist Competition

Congratulations to Stephen Nulty on winning second prize, and Merun Bateman-Paris on winning the third prize, with her charcoal portrait.  

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Harriet Eagle: Artwork Acceptance at Mall Galleries

Congratulations Harriet, on the acceptance of your seascape at the Royal Society of Marine Artists Annual Exhibition from 11- 20 October. Scroll down for your invitation to the Private View.

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Congratulations Lucy on your Mall Gallery acceptance.

  Lucy Stopford, Chair, will be showing one of her charcoal portraits with the forthcoming Society of Women Artists Annual Exhibition at the Mall Galleries opening on 26th August.

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Benjamin Hope NEAC

Benjamin Hope has had the honour of being elected to membership of the NEAC – New English Art Club. This is a very prestigious group and we are proud of his achievement. Below is one of the paintings from his election portfolio … Continue reading

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Congratulations Kate Hipkiss

We are very proud of one of our new members, Kate Hipkiss, who has had an artwork selected for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. It is a papercut titled Inflow and you can see it on her Instagram post. Well … 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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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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Lucy Stopford, OAS Chair – work selected for BP Portrait Awards

Our Chairwoman and portrait artist, Lucy Stopford, has had one of her stunning oil portraits selected for this years BP Portrait Awards.  The portrait is of Lucy’s friend, Dr Tim Moreton, who worked as a Registrar at the National Portrait … Continue reading

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OAS says farewell to outgoing Chairman Peter Farley

At the recent 124th Oxford Art Society AGM Peter Farley stepped down as our Chairman.  His excellent care, inclusive style, friendly manner and careful direction will be much missed by members of the Oxford Art Society and wider arts community. … Continue reading

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OAS Members exhibition 2017

The members exhibition this year was opened by Professor Christopher Brown, CBE, now Director Emeritus (of the Ashmolean). The private view at the Town Hall in Oxford was a great success and as you can see from the photo below we … Continue reading

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OAS Welcomes new members

Earlier this year a merry group of new members gathered to enjoy the warmth and hospitality of The Bear and Ragged Staff pub in Cumnor for the new members tea party. The new members were joined by Peter Farley, the … Continue reading

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Oxford Art Society Open Exhibition 2016

To celebrate 125 years of the Oxford Art Society, artists from all around Oxfordshire have come together to put on a large and exciting exhibition featuring some of the best talent in the county.  There are some 180 works on … Continue reading

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