Kidsfest at Arts in Oxford

This year Arts in Oxford will be running workshops and a children’s art exhibition as part of Kidsfest. We have classes in charcoal drawing and paint making from local pigments; we also have… Continue reading

May Exhibitions

This month we have three Canterbury artists exhibiting. Whilst in some respects their works are hugely diverse, there is a common theme of interest in and concern for the Natural World that run…s… Continue reading

Book binding workshops

Arts in Oxford will be offering book binding workshops with tutor Tessa Warburton during May. Tessa will run two courses over consecutive Sundays covering case binding and Japanese four hole binding. After each… Continue reading

nature in the making

Geology interpreted through woven textiles Well-known New Zealand weaver, Agnes Hauptli from Peria,is putting on an amazing exhibition of geological forms and beautiful natural landscapes called ‘nature in the making’. Joined by Stacey… Continue reading

Ruakarekare – Soundwaves

New Works by Rua Pick 15th March – 9th April 2014 Following the Christchurch earthquake, which destroyed his city studio, artist Rua Pick relocated to the small town of Coalgate in the Canterbury… Continue reading

People, Places & Pigment

Lauryne Hart, Erika Hüsselmann & Donna Massey Saturday 8th February – Wednesday 12th March Saturday 8th February will see the launch of Arts in Oxford’s first exhibition for 2014. Three Auckland artists –… Continue reading

WOW! Wonders of Watercolour

5th November – 4th December The new exhibition at Arts in Oxford gallery features artworks by invited artists from Watercolour New Zealand – two Canterbury artists (Adrienne Pavelka and Ruth Killoran), three Wellington artists… Continue reading

Paper Pigment Wax

Our new exhibition “Paper Pigment Wax” features works by Celia Wilson, Casey Macaulay (both of Oxford), Jane Thorne (Auckland) and Jo Campbell (Takaka). Casey’s delicate paper sculptures, Jo’s luminous encaustic works, Jane’s meticulous… Continue reading

Go Figure

13 August – 22 September 2013 “Go Figure” is an exhibition by artist Tania Smith and sculptor Allan O’Loughlin currently showing at Arts in Oxford. Tania Smith’s artworks are big, bold and dynamic… Continue reading

Ruth Killoran sculpture installed

On 21st July it was all hands on deck as Ruth Killoran delivered her Oamaru stone sculpture “Forsaken” to Arts in Oxford. As you can see from the photos, several strong men were… Continue reading