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HERE AND NOW - Ocean Studios Graduate residency Exhibition
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Emerging Natural Beauty

Emerging Natural Beauty
12th April 2017 - 16th April 2017
Exhibition Space

EMERGING NATURAL BEAUTY Install period: 10th & 11th  Exhibition opens: 12th - 16th public opening Artists: Bethany Antliff/ Renovat Destiny/ Itangishaka Moody/ Alice Antliff/ Susan Holmes Emerging Plymouth College of Art students present unique handmade work in ceramics and glass inspired by the beautiful details and colours of the nature that surround us.  
The Art of Truth in the Digital Age

The Art of Truth in the Digital Age
5th April 2017 - 9th April 2017
Exhibition Space

The Art of Truth in the Digital Age Oona Wagstaff & Alan Qualtrough  Exhibtion space take over number one: INSTALL PERIOID: 03 - 04 April, artists will be curating in the space, and installing work. OPENING : 05 - 09 April 12-5pm The work of both artists explores the concerns about the consequences of digital communications technology on our society such as the spectacle and changing nature of truth and reality. By referencing the theories of great thinkers such as B...
LIVE MAKING SESSIONS: PRINT WITH SUE LEWRY 2ND APRIL

LIVE MAKING SESSIONS: PRINT WITH SUE LEWRY 2ND APRIL
2nd April 2017 - 2nd April 2017
Ocean Studio Printing Studio

  LIVE MAKING SESSIONS: Where? Ocean Studios exhibition space with Sue Lewry, to run alongside exhibition 'Turning Points' Creative Sessions - 2 colour wood cut and lino cards to take home 10th March 1-4 Fri 19th March 1-4 Sun 2 April 1-4 Sun Save the dates!   Sue Lewry Bio Born in Hampshire, 1976. Sue now lives in Plymouth with her husband and two children, she works as a graphic designer and printmaker in her studio at Ocean Studios in the histor...
Film Screening + Artist Talk: David Hilton

Film Screening + Artist Talk: David Hilton
24th March 2017 - 24th March 2017
Ocean Studios Gallery

Ocean Studios is delighted to announce a free film-screening and artist talk, delivered by resident David Hilton. Showing work alongside fellow residents in our current exhibition, David Hilton works across a spectrum of artistic fields, ranging from film production and photography to music and painting. He pursues his creative interests to provide personal fulfilment and professional development.  In this event, the artist will be screening TRACES. The sixteen-minute film is a portrait...
LIVE MAKING SESSIONS: PRINT WITH SUE LEWRY 19TH MARCH

LIVE MAKING SESSIONS: PRINT WITH SUE LEWRY 19TH MARCH
19th March 2017 - 19th March 2017
Ocean Studios Exhibition Space

  LIVE MAKING SESSIONS: Where? Ocean Studios exhibition space with Sue Lewry, to run alongside exhibition 'Turning Points' Creative Sessions - 2 colour wood cut and lino cards to take home 10th March 1-4 Fri 19th March 1-4 Sun 2nd April 1-4 Sun Save the dates!   Sue Lewry Bio Born in Hampshire, 1976. Sue now lives in Plymouth with her husband and two children, she works as a graphic designer and printmaker in her studio at Ocean Studios in the hist...
Turning Points - Resident artist exhibition

Turning Points - Resident artist exhibition
11th March 2017 - 31st March 2017
Ocean Studios Exhibition Space

    OPENING HOURS: 12-5PM WED- SUN 11TH MARCH - 31ST MARCH ARTISTS: Sue Lewry, Fi Smart, Shayne House, David Hilton, Nathan Gale, Carly Seller.  Turning Points is an exhibition showcasing the diverse practices of resident artists and new developments at Ocean Studios. The show explores our wide network of artists ranging from photography to ceramics, graphic design to painting.   EVENTS:  Creative Sessions - 2 colour wood cut and lino cards to...
LIVE MAKING SESSIONS: PRINT WITH SUE LEWRY

LIVE MAKING SESSIONS: PRINT WITH SUE LEWRY
10th March 2017 - 10th March 2017
Ocean Studios Exhibition Space

  LIVE MAKING SESSIONS: Where? Ocean Studios exhibition space with Sue Lewry, to run alongside exhibition 'Turning Points' Creative Sessions - 2 colour wood cut and lino cards to take home 10th March 1-4 Fri 19th March 1-4 Sun 30th March 1-4 Thurs Save the dates!   Sue Lewry Bio Born in Hampshire, 1976. Sue now lives in Plymouth with her husband and two children, she works as a graphic designer and printmaker in her studio at Ocean Studios in the h...
OPEN STUDIOS + POP-UP MARKET
OUTPOST! by New Model Theatre

OUTPOST! by New Model Theatre
11th October 2016 - 30th October 2016
Ocean Studios Project Space.

From Tuesday 11th - Sunday 30th October, New Model Theatre return to Plymouth’s historic Royal William Yard with their third Outpost season, in which they’ll be turning Ocean Studios’ beautiful project space into a temporary theatre venue for three weeks and hosting some of the UK’s most exciting theatre companies. And, this year, they’re doing something extra special, bringing together a repertory company of four local actors and a designer to work...
The Creative Business Network at Ocean Studios

The Creative Business Network at Ocean Studios
27th September 2016 - 27th September 2016
Ocean Studios Project Space

We are absolutely thrilled to be hosting our inaugural event for The Creative Business Network at Ocean Studios in Plymouth. This is an opportunity to network with other creative businesses - whether you are just starting out or a little more established, we want to create an environment for you to come together with other like-minded people. Enjoy a glass of wine, an incredible location and some great speakers. We have been running highly successful Creative Women events in Honiton, Devon an...
Creative Collective Market - PAW16
Plymouth Art Weekender

Plymouth Art Weekender
23rd September 2016 - 25th July 2016
Ocean Studios & various venues around the city.

PLYMOUTH ART WEEKENDER AT OCEAN STUDIOS + 1ST BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS 23/24/25 SEPTEMBER. The second Plymouth Art Weekender will be taking place on the 23/24/25 of September 2016, organised by Visual Arts Plymouth. The event will be showcasing contemporary art across the city by local, national and international artists. The Ocean Studios lineup for the weekender celebrates our first Birthday and our growing community of artists. Here are our first event annoucnements... JOCK MOONEY: WHO AR...
Open Studios - PAW16

Open Studios - PAW16
23rd September 2016 - 25th September 2016

Come along to our Open Studios event where you will be able to meet the artists and designers working in their individual studios at Plymouth’s newest and largest arts complex in our stunning Grade 1 listed building. This is your chance to see the artists and craftspeople at work, ask questions and buy unique art direct from the artist or commission a bespoke piece of art.   You will also be able to meet some of Plymouth’s newest artistic talent in the Emerge space for r...
Jock Mooney, ' Who Are You and What Do You Want'

Jock Mooney, ' Who Are You and What Do You Want'
23rd September 2016 - 20th November 2016
The Gallery, Ocean Studios, Factory Cooperage, Royal William Yard, Plymouth

In ‘Who Are You and What Do You Want?’, Jock Mooney presents an elaborate tableau of sculptural objects, drawings and sound, that functions as a personal reflection on the artist’s life. A central metaphor for emotional choice in this new body of work is the congenital genetic disorder of diprosopus (animals and humans born with two faces), one of the most famous examples of which are the so called Janus cats, named after Janus, the Roman god of beginnings and transit...
Creative Collective Market - 16th July.

Creative Collective Market - 16th July.
16th July 2016 - 16th July 2016
Ocean Studios Project Space.

FOLLOWING OCEAN STUDIOS'S INAUGURAL CREATIVE COLLECTIVE MARKET ON THE 1ST OF MAY 2016, WE WILL BE HOLDING OUR NEXT SUMMER MARKET ON THE 16TH OF JULY IN THE OCEAN STUDIOS PROJECT SPACE. THE MARKET WILL BOAST A SUPERB SELECTION OF LOCAL DESIGNER MAKERS RANGING FROM JEWELLER’S TO FELTERS, PAINTERS TO TEXTILE DESIGNERS.    FIRST LINEUP OF ARTISTS... VANESSA LANNEN / NICKY HARWOOD / FAITH JENKINS / CLAIR JOHNS / LOUISE HORROD / CLAUDIA SCHMIDT / NICKY SADLER
Open Studios

Open Studios
16th July 2016 - 16th July 2016
Ocean Studios

Come along to our Open Studios event where you will be able to meet the artists and designers working in their individual studios at Plymouth’s newest and largest arts complex in our stunning Grade 1 listed building. This is your chance to see the artists and craftspeople at work, ask questions and buy unique art direct from the artist or commission a bespoke piece of art.   You will also be able to meet some of Plymouth’s newest artistic talent in the Emerge space for r...
Find out more: Walk, Hands, Eyes (a city)

Find out more: Walk, Hands, Eyes (a city)
20th June 2016 - 20th June 2016
Ocean Studios Project Space.

    Could you guide someone across your city?  Public art producers Situations, in association with the Barbican Theatre, are offering the opportunity for eight people to train with the artist Myriam Lefkowitz, and performers Julie Laporte, Francesca Cogni and Jean-Philippe Derail, to lead one-to-one guided explorations of Plymouth for the Plymouth Art Weekender in September 2016.  You don't have to be a trained perfomer or dancer to take part - we’re lo...
DON'T START

DON'T START
27th May 2016 - 1st September 2016
Ocean Studios Exhibition Gallery

                                                  Don’t Start. A couple of years ago, Bill and Pauline were walking along the South West Coast Path, I think that’s how this started. From Plymouth Bill sent me an image of a line of iron models of naval boats – minesweepers, submarines, destroyersetc. – that he’d seen mounted on top of...
CREATIVE COLLECTIVE WEDDING FAIR

CREATIVE COLLECTIVE WEDDING FAIR
15th May 2016 - 15th May 2016
Ocean Studios, Factory Cooperage, Royal William Yard, Plymouth

CREATIVE COLLECTIVES WEDDING FAIR Sunday 15th May 2016 will also see the inaugural Creative Collective Wedding Market.  Working together with the most individual of designers and service providers, those looking for a truly imaginative, personal and delectable day of marriage will find those providing the most stunningly bespoke of cool services, accessories, ideas and options.   From dress designers to stationery creators, from hat and veil specialists to vintage and...
Creative Collective Market

Creative Collective Market
1st May 2016 - 1st May 2016
Ocean Studios, Factory Cooperage, Royal William Yard, Plymouth

OCEAN STUDIOS’ CREATIVE COLLECTIVES Bringing a fresh stance to the ‘indoor market’ tradition, Ocean Studios is launching a host of fresh contemporary events that showcase unique, creative design and art from a broad spectrum of talented makers, making all immediately accessible to the shopping public.    Launching with the first general Creative Collective Market on Sunday May 1st  2016, all events will take place in the enigmatic Ocean Studios Project...
Elizabeth Orcutt

Elizabeth Orcutt
10th April 2016 - 10th April 2016
1st Floor Events Space

Fotonow CIC presents a talk by artist ELIZABETH ORCUTT, as part of ROBERT LENKIEWICZ: SELF-PORTRAITS exhibition at OCEAN STUDIOS. Elizabeth Orcutt is engaged in photographic practice working with auto-ethnography. She makes staged digital images, visual essays that mimic Montaigne's approach, using the form of the self-portrait to explore the psychological and phenomenological that appear in the hiatus between the subject and the object.  For tickets please email info@lenkiew...
Louise Courtnell

Louise Courtnell
10th April 2016 - 10th April 2016
Ist Floor Events Space, Ocean Studios

Lenkiewicz-trained painter Louise Courtnell will give a demonstration of self-portrait technique, explaining Lenkiewicz’s method for creating the illusion of three dimensions using tones, or shades of light and dark. Louise Courtnell is a full-time artist living on the Rame Peninsula. She met Robert Lenkiewicz in 1987 when he became her mentor and teacher. There followed an intensive two year ‘apprenticeship’ in painting, which concentrated on the understanding of tone. H...
Robert Lenkiewicz

Robert Lenkiewicz
2nd April 2016 - 3rd May 2016
Ocean Studios Exhibition Space

  Robert Lenkiewicz (1941–2002) Self-Portraits 2 April – 3 May 2016     Illustrated: Detail from The Burial of Education, 1986. Art lovers seeking the real Robert Lenkiewicz (1941–2002) will have no fewer than 30 different versions of the artist to choose from at Ocean Studios in Plymouth’s Royal William Yard from 2 April to 3 May. The exhibition, Self-Portraits, is a long-overdue reprise of the show which appeared at London’s Ben...