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Poppies and Installation Art

    We’re knitting again! Well Charlotte is anyway! With it being the centenary of WW1 and Remembrance Day this week, Charlotte knitted herself a poppy! This year it seems the knitted or… Continue reading

The Water Colour Club: Practice Makes Perfect!

On Tuesday afternoon, with excitement, but also a little trepidation, I went along to the second WSA Water colour Club run by Andrew Carnie and Linda Newington. A bit of a different experience… Continue reading

Trench Coat Exhibition – ‘From Field to Fashion’!

  Calling all fashion and textile designers! The trench coat exhibition at the Winchester Discovery Centre is one not to be missed! On walking in you are greeted by numerous glass cases and… Continue reading

Linda’s Birthday!

  Our Head of Library & Archive Collections for Art & Design, Linda Newington, turned 60 on 28th September! Happy Birthday Linda! In recognition of her turning ‘the new 30!’ we organised a… Continue reading

Winchester School of Art Degree Shows 2014

At the end of June  Winchester School of Art held its final year degree show giving the students an opportunity to show their work to family, friends and visitors. As the shows move to various… Continue reading

Scandinavian Light

A recent visit to Denmark where I was staying at Doverodde up on the Limsfjord close to the north west coast in Jutland led to weeks spent exploring the area through walking and… Continue reading

Libraries & Librarians in Film

Time for a film-related post here on the WSA Library blog, and what better than to look to how libraries & librarians have been represented in film. Turns out that the library is a very popular… Continue reading

Artists’ Books news

Have you an interest in artists’ books? As well as the Artists’ Book Collection held in the WSA Library, for which you can make appointments to view, we also subscribe to a number of… Continue reading

A day of screenprinting at the Badger Press…

Last weekend I visited The Badger Press, an open access print studio in Bishops Waltham, Hampshire. I had enrolled on a 2 day beginners screenprinting course with the aim of learning the basics… Continue reading