ART: Into the woods

As we appreciate walks in the local countryside and the freedom of the great outdoors this summer, we take look at artists work inspired by local woods, trees and the stories they tell. In this heartbreakingly beautiful spring, my walks to Shotover Hill have been a lifeline,” says Ella Clocksin, artist and art teacher. “Completely …

ART: Capturing the magic of childhood with jeweller Liz Dee

Ahead of the Oxfordshire Artweeks festival, Esther Lafferty catches up with jeweller Liz Dee to find out more about her collection. “I’d always wanted to be a jeweller and made beadwork jewellery,” begins Liz, “but the careers advisor at my school advised me against being a jeweller as it could be a precarious career and …