ART: Artists, Animals and so much more

From 4th-27th May, more than 1000 artists and designer-makers across the county will be opening their studios, hosting pop-up exhibitions and giving demonstrations as part of Oxfordshire Artweeks the longest-running and biggest event of this kind in the UK, and wherever you live there’ll be something interesting happening near you. From Abingdon to Burford, Chadlington …

Art: Go West for Artweeks

As Oxfordshire Artweeks, the county’s festival of artists and designers, runs on into its third week, the focus is on Witney and West Oxfordshire and visitors are invited into dozens of open studios and pop-up exhibitions from 18th-27th May. Locally, dozens of painters and photographers, potters and sculptors, photographers, furniture makers, jewellers and textile artists …

ART: A watery world in West Oxfordshire

As Artweeks continues, spawning venues across North Oxfordshire, The Thames and the wildlife within have inspired artist and illustrated map-maker Jane Tomlinson’s latest work, a colourful depiction of British Rivers populated by twenty of the British Isles’ fish species from Stickleback and Salmon as well as boats and birds. Passionate about animals and the environment …

ART: Shaping the Earth

Clay is a stiff and sticky finely-grained soil material that can be moulded when wet, and for 30,000 years objects - from functional vessels to ritual figurines and decorative art - shaped from clay have been hardened in fire. And you can see twenty-first-century design combined with these age-old techniques during the Oxfordshire Artweeks festival …

ART: Portrait of an Artist

As Artweeks bursts into life across Oxfordshire (4th-27th May), hundreds of artists open their studios and inviting you in to see the places where they design and create unique works of art – from delicate jewellery to grace the smallest digit to giant sculpture to dominate a formal garden. And amongst these artists, you can …