What's on show
Two Boats on the River, Andrew Manson
Double je, Emmanuelle Brisson (SQUARE)
A TOWN AND ITS PEOPLE
22nd July – 8th September 2014
Manson is a well known local artist, born and raised in Oxford. His signature style is easily recognisable by the characteristics of vivid rich colours.
Influenced by Claude Monet, Manet, J.M.W. Turner and John Singer Sergeant, Andrew is an intuitive artist who captures a moment in time, creating an impression of the view in front of him, full of life and emotion.
With exhibitions in Oxford and London, Andrew is also resident artist at the famous pub The Eagle and Child, home of the famous literary writing group, The Inklings, which included C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. Andrew is also the first resident artist at The East Oxford Community Centre.
Andrew’s art can be regularly viewed at The Oxford Gallery on the High Street and at The University of Oxford shop. It can also be seen at The Royal Oak pub in Oxford and The Bear and Ragged Staff in Cumnor. Having already had an exhibition at The Town Hall in Oxford, Andrew is returning there in December 2014 to February 2015.
Always finding inspiration from the beauty of historic Oxford its literary connections, Andrew constantly discovers new projects, his latest a portrait of Kenneth Graham, the memorable author of Wind in the Willows who is buried in Holywell Cemetary in Oxford.
29th July – 7th September 2014
McDonagh is a Bristol based artist and designer. The subject matter of Lindsay's designs range from paintings of animals and flowers to more abstract patterns and collages.
Her artwork is a range of original watercolours, drawings and collages. She also produces a wide selection of digital illustrations which are designed by blending photography that she has taken on her travels in India, Europe, Morocco, America and the Caribbean. Collaging images together and incorporating vivid colours, Lindsay takes inspiration from nature, Asian design, worldwide motifs and objects.
Lindsay McDonagh is trained in art and design. After taking Art Foundation Studies at the University of Central England Birmingham, Lindsay went on to achieve a BA (Hons) in Interior Architecture at Nottingham Trent University. Following her graduation in 2005 Lindsay gained a Master of Arts from Kingston University, London.
As a member of the 'Drawn in Bristol' collective, Lindsay works out of her art studio in Hamilton House located in central Bristol. She has exhibited artwork at various venues around Bristol, Bath and Devon, including The Royal West of England Academy of Arts autumn open exhibition. Lindsay has recently had her design work published by an American greeting cards company, Calypso Cards.
15th July – 9th September 2014
“Portraits” is a collection of work by 12 international artists, all working with square format photography. It is a study in the contemporary aesthetics of representation of the human face and body.
This exhibition is curated by Christophe Dillinger, editor of Square Magazine, a unique multilingual webzine dedicated to square format photography, and is comprised of works by artists who have been published in its pages. Some of them have successfully completed the magazine’s residency program.
For more information about the magazine and its projects, please visit www.squaremag.org
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Tuesday - Life Drawing
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