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Can you enhance our kaupapa?

Oxford Arts Trust governing Oxford Gallery is looking for new Board members.  We are a vibrant arts centre located at 72 Main St, Oxford, expanding our community engagement to deliver more wellbeing and creative outcomes. We have a proactive and collaborative team. We are seeking talent in business enterprise, fundraising and sponsorship, accounts, retailing NZ artist made products, and events […]
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Pop-Up Studio Artists up for ZAFAA Awards

We were overjoyed to learn that two of our 2023 Pop-Up Studio Artists are finalists in the Zonta Ashburton Female Art Awards 2024 (ZAFAA). Anna Heasley and Suzanne McDonnell were both resident artists at Pop-Up Studio 2023. As part of the residency, we provided professional development talks and workshops, supporting the artists to develop their vision, set goals and increase […]
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Call for Artists: POP-UP STUDIO

A Call for Artists: POP-UP STUDIO Thursday 19 October – Sunday 26 November 2023 For Pop-Up Studio, Oxford Gallery will become a working studio for up to six artists per week for six weeks. A shared workspace is an incubator for collegiality and collaboration. Having artists at work in our space brings it alive with creativity and activity. We know […]
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Support local this December, at the first Oxford Artisan Market

Oxford Gallery invites you to support local this December, at the first ever Oxford Artisan Market. DISCOVER BEAUTIFUL PIECES BY WAIMAKARIRI CREATIVES, FOR YOUR OWN COLLECTION OR TO GIVE AS GIFTS. SUNDAY 18 DECEMBER 2022 / 10AM – 2PM   Original art, prints, ceramics, textiles, homeware and more will be available directly from makers, bringing the gallery forecourt alive with […]
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Growing Gold: John Gibbs painting bequeathed to Oxford Gallery

Last week the Oxford Gallery team was wrapped to receive this incredible painting by John Gibb (1831-1909), titled Growing Gold, 1892. Oil on linen canvas. Donated by Mary Stronach Stratton (nee Paterson), granddaughter of Alexander Stronach Paterson, who purchased the artwork from the artist. The painting is gifted to Oxford Arts Trust of Oxford Gallery Toi o Waimakariri. The family […]
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No2 ART TRAMP SHOW makes 10 exhibitions to look out for in Canterbury…

Great to be featured on 10 exhibitions to look out for in Canterbury… “Twenty-five artists go tramping and open an extensive group exhibition in Oxford. No 2 Art Tramp Show represents four generations of artists, from photographer Mark Adams to conceptual artist Jae-Hoon Lee. Curator Areta Wilkinson extends an invitation to all for the opening weekend, the participating artists holding […]
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New exhibition: No2 ART TRAMP SHOW

NO2 ART TRAMP SHOW 25 August – 18 September 2022 Opening 3pm Sat 27 August. All Welcome. No2 ART TRAMP SHOW brings together two endeavours: individual art practices and a group practice of standing up next to the mountain and risking one’s neck! Read more.
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Change of dates: Matariki Artist in Residence

Kia ora, te whanau, Due to circumstances out of our control, our Matariki Artist Residency will not begin this week. The Saturday 25 June opening is cancelled We hope that the residency will now commence on 30 June Net-Working event is postponed. Ticketholders have been contacted with further information. Postponement date TBC. Our Matariki Creative-Drop in is going ahead as […]
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Life drawing on display

Work by artists on our recent life drawing course, on display at the gallery. Amazing mahi, as always! We love to see the progression and skill development. Life drawing was made possible with funding from Waimakariri Creative Communities.
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