Love Thy Denim

A warm welcome to our new and returning students at WSA. We thought for our first blog of the academic year, we’d start with something local. Love Thy Denim is currently on at The… Continue reading

Paper Art

    Having just completed an origami workshop and installation at Larmer Tree Festival, I thought I’d write something about our fabulous paper art resources in the library! When it comes to paper art,… Continue reading

Linda’s ’30’ Exhibition at The Winchester Gallery

Last week saw the opening of ’30’, an exhibition celebrating Linda Newington’s 30 years at Winchester School of Art. The Private View and opening was delightfully themed as a tea party with cake stands, sandwiches… Continue reading

Arts in the Forest: An Imaginative Trail!

  It’s the last weekend of the New Forest Arts Festival! The 2 week celebration has included exhibitions, demonstrations, installations, theatre, craft, music , talks and various workshops across the forest. WSA Library’s, Noriko Suzuki-Bosco,… Continue reading

WSA Degree Show 2016

The WSA BA Degree Show 2016 was held on Friday evening last week. The Private View was buzzing with a full turn out for the opening and once again the students’ work surpassed my… Continue reading

Installation Art and Summer Festivals

As we approach the end of term, we thought we would pull together some thoughts about installation art and the use of it at summer festivals, particularly as Winchester and the surrounding area offers a… Continue reading

Berg Fashion Library

There are some new and exciting changes to one of our key resources, the  Berg Fashion Library which is now part of the Bloomsbury Fashion Central platform. Integrating with Bloomsbury Fashion Central has brought together a cross… Continue reading

Our Top Picks from the WSA Fashion Show

On Tuesday last week, the BA Fashion & Textile Design students revealed their collections at their Graduate Fashion Show 2016! I look forward so much to the graduate shows and exhibitions, as they are… Continue reading

Nifty Kniffiti!

  Yarn bombing, guerrilla knitting, yarn storming, urban knitting, knit graffiti or my personal fave, ‘kniffiti’! All apply to the same creative art form of taking knitting to the streets, resulting in colourful… Continue reading