‘Bigger on the Inside?’ by Mike Nicholson

 For international Zine Library Day we asked artist and writer Mike Nicholson, whose work we hold in the Winchester School of Art Library, to give his views on zines and libraries  Bigger on the Inside? What… Continue reading

Closing Party of ‘The Exchange: Connecting Culture, Creativity and Community’

The Exchange is a community engaged art project that took place in the City Space at Winchester Discovery Centre from 23 May to 5 July, led by artists Orah Bradshaw and myself, Noriko… Continue reading

A Day in Oxford: Oxford University Weston Library and ARLIS visit to Oxford Brookes Headington Library

Oxford is one of my favourite places in the whole world; I adore the fascinating museums, the amazing architecture, the beautiful parks, and of course, experiencing that constant air of energy that can… Continue reading

WSA BA Degree Show: Private View & Opening Evening

Wednesday evening was the opening and private view of the WSA BA Degree show of 2015. Having been working at the school for nearly a year now, this was my first experience of… Continue reading

Canals, Canaletto and Non-conformists

  Antony Gormley’s statue, Sound II, in the crypt of Winchester Cathedral, was one of the first of the artist’s works that I saw and I was immediately captivated by the quiet contemplation… Continue reading

‘The Exchange’: An Exhibtion Connecting Culture, Community & Creativity

I went along to the opening party of ‘The Exchange’, a collaborative project with artists Noriko Suzuki-Bosco and Orah Bradshaw, in the City Space at Winchester Discovery Centre. The project’s aims are connecting culture, creativity… Continue reading

The Art Cafe launches ‘Scratching the Surface’ by Red Hot Press

The Art Café is situated on Jewry Street, Winchester and dedicates itself to being a creative hub for the community. Their gallery helps support and promote local, national and International artists, bringing exciting… Continue reading

Lyons Tea Shop Lithographs: Bringing Colour to Post-War Britain

Most families seem to share an affection for Lyons Tea Shops and mine is no exception. My parents honeymooned in London in 1964 and supplemented their meagre hotel continental breakfast by going to… Continue reading

‘Defining Beauty: The Body in Ancient Greek Art’ at The British Museum

‘What is beauty? The nature of the following question has ancient roots, famously so with classical Athenian philosopher Socrates, yet still resonates with us all on a personal level today. My love of… Continue reading