South Oxford Community Centre

Lake Street, Oxford, OX1 4RP 01865 242666

New Hinksey Arts

On this page, you will be able to find information about the art events and classes that are on in the Centre. If you are interested in doing art classes, that we currently do not have as an option, please contact the office to let us know.   

Artweeks 2022

New Hinksey Arts welcome the Oxfordshire Artweeks festival with an exhibition in the Main building at the Community Centre. 

2 floors of original art from Saturday 7th May to Sunday 15th May 1-5 pm. New weekday viewings on Tuesday and Thursday 11-3 pm 

and on other days by appointment. Contact the office for appointment details on 01865 242666 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

We have the evening performance back this year on Saturday 7th May from 6 pm. Look out for more information closer to the time.

New Hinksey Arts SOCA artweeks 2022 A4 poster

    

 

 

Creative Drawing

Introducing a new art class to the South Oxford Community Centre. 

This is a tutored session with local artist Jim Robinson and they are held regularly  

If you would like to be added to the Art Classes list please contact the office. 

all classes are held from 2.00-4.00 pm

Apr     12       Playing with Shapes-how to add volume and depth to drawings

May    10       Mixed media-combining ink, watercolour pencil and graphite

Jun      14       Surrealism and Illusion-how to turn reality on its head

Jul       12       Masterclass-how to draw like Hockney and the master

Aug     9          Rough with the Smooth-how to create a textured drawing

Sept    13       Colour Blocks-creating shape and form with pure colour

Oct     11       Shimmering Light-capturing the effects of light on water

Nov    8          Still Life Basics-using colour and composition with everyday objects

Dec     6          Tapestries and Memories-bringing collage into drawings 

£15.00 per person all equipment provided.An interview with Jim is available to watch here https://youtu.be/gTlKeqk6vSY 

All materials provided, refreshments included, places are limited so early booking is advised

Contact the office on 01865 242666 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for more information or to book a place. 

 

Artweek 2017

 

Life Drawing

Regular monthly classes are now on Saturday 2-5 pm  £15.00 per person. Over 18's only.

  The classes have been suspended for the time being

  Booking is recommended as places are limited, contact the office on 01865 242666 or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to book your place.

 


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Building a sketchbook [for reference and memories]

an introduction to sketching and keeping a sketchbook with Ann Spencer

all classes are from 2.00 to 4.00 pm

Apr     19       Playing with Shapes-how to add volume and depth to drawings

May    17       Mixed media-combining ink, watercolour pencil and graphite

Jun      21       Surrealism and Illusion-how to turn reality on its head

Jul       19       Masterclass-how to draw like Hockney and the masters

Aug     16        Rough with the Smooth-how to create textured drawings

Sept    20       Colour Blocks-creating shape and form with pure colour

Oct     18      Shimmering Light-capturing the effects of light on water

Nov    15        Still Life Basics-using colour and composition with everyday objects

Dec     13         Tapestries and Memories-bringing collage into drawings 

£15.00 per person.

All materials provided, refreshments included, places are limited so early booking is advised

Contact the office on 01865 242666 or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for more information or to book a place. 

materials

 

Artweeks in the South Oxford Community Centre

Since 2008 SOCA has been actively involved in the Artweek event, images and information of past events can be seen through the following links; 

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Please bear with us while this part of the Art file is under construction