Artist profiles

Abi Hood

Actor/playwright

Abi is an Oxford-based actor who has worked regularly with the Old Fire Station.

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Alexa Cox

Studio Artist 2018-19

Alexa creates works on paper exploring the nature of storytelling and the book. Through drawing, painting and printmaking, she plays with the way in which narratives are constructed through encounters.

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Anja Meinhardt

Dancer/theatre-maker

Anja is a dancer and theatre-maker based in Oxford.

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Ashanti Wheeler-Artwell

Offbeat 2019 supported artist

Ashanti is an actor, writer and poet.

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Attic

Theatre company

A touring theatre company taking original work by leading writers to new audiences.

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Channie B

Offbeat 2019 supported artist

Channie B is a performance artist.

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Chris Oakley

2020 exhibition: Microscopy of the Union Flag

Chris Oakley has worked with moving and digital images since the mid 1990s, alongside installation and print works, and has exhibited widely throughout Europe and beyond.

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Electrick Village

Offbeat 2019 supported artist

Electrick Village create immersive virtual reality (VR) experiences.

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Eleonora Aldegheri

Dancer

Ellie is a freelance dance professional and director of the Lunas Dance Project.

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Emma Davis

2020 exhibtion: Colour Into Abstraction

Emma is an Oxford-based abstract painter.

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Emma Webb

Movement director

Emma Webb is a director and facilitator with a background in movement working in the UK and abroad.

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Emma Williams

Studio artist 2017

Emma's practice revolves around book-making and online projects.

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Flintlock Theatre

Theatre company

Flintlock Theatre pride themselves on great storytelling, a love of tall tales and a delight in the anarchic and irreverent.

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Harriet Poppy Speed

2019 exhibition: THIS GIRL MAKES

Harriet is a Furniture Design Engineer, and the creator of THIS GIRL MAKES.

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Hugh Pryor

2018 exhibition: Still In Motion

Hugh is an experimental photographic artist, using techniques for recording the passage of time and motion using digital slit scanning from video, lasers and naturally occurring slithers and slices.

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Human Story Theatre

Theatre company

A company which focuses on plays with a health and social care issue at heart.

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Isadora Reeves

2016 exhibition: Drawn Together

Isadora is a self-taught artist (b 1995) whose abstract paintings have been exhibited in the Museum of Everything’s Exhibition 2 at Tate Modern and Crash Haye-on-Wye international arts-fair shows.

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Jack Smith

2017 exhibition: Still Life Chit-Chats

Jack Smith is a self-taught artist born in 1995. He works with acrylic and oil paint on canvas and enjoys painting everything from portraits to townscapes.

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Jaya Mansberger

2017 exhibition: Pareidolia

Jaya is a painter and illustrator based in Oxford.

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Jo Elliott

Film-maker

Jo Elliott is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and co-founder of Moving Target Films.

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John A. Blythe

2018 exhibition: Accord

John is an artist teacher who specialises in photography.

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Jon Ouin

Musician

Jon Ouin is a musician who has composed soundtracks for theatre, radio, TV and more.

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Jonny & The Baptists

Associate artists

Jonny & the Baptists – Jonny Donahoe and Paddy Gervers – are a UK-based musical comedy act working across comedy, festivals and theatre.

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Julian Benjamin

2019 exhibition: Dog Photographs

Julian is a photographer based in Oxford, with 20 years' experience at the coalface of the photographic industry.

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Julian Dourado

2019 exhibition: Miscocosms

Julian is an artist and printmaker.

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Justice In Motion

Theatre company

Justice in Motion is an Oxford based physical theatre company, set up in 2013 by artistic director Anja Meinhardt and currently EVOLVE company at the Oxford Playhouse.

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Kazem Hakimi

2017 Exhibition: Portraits From A Chip Shop

Photographer Kazem Hakimi was born in Shiraz in Iran, but moved to the UK in 1974. Having trained initially as a civil engineer, he then studied photography in London.

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Kim Thornton

2018 exhibition: Home Entertainment

​Kim Thornton’s practice combines making and photography with humour to disrupt stereotypes and to create surprise​ narratives.

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Kirk Ellingham

2018 exhibition: Excelsior Days

Kirk Ellingham is a documentary photographer working in England and Georgia.

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Laura de Moxom

2017 exhibition: Remembering Margaret

Laura Frances de Moxom is a mixed media artist obsessed by the melancholy, the passing of time, sweet sadness and the fragile beauty of existence. The connection with memory and collection in her practice draws her to work on social projects.

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Lauren Baldwin

Studio artist 2017

Lauren’s work explores themes of preservation by capturing the ephemeral moments in their physical forms.

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Lizzy McBain

Theatre-maker

Lizzy is a theatre-maker based in Oxford.

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Lucy Proctor

Studio Artist 2018-19

Art therapist, educator and artist.

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Lucy Stopford

Studio artist 2018-19

Lucy's practice is based on repeated enquiry, working and re-working from one subject: the face. 

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Martin Raeburn

2017 exhibition: Colourful Chaotic Serenity

Martin's preferred style is 'action painting', in which the physical act of painting itself is an essential aspect of the finished work. He lives in Paris.

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Michael Goldrei

2017 exhibition: Trashtopia

London-based street photographer and photojournalist Michael Goldrei originally hails from Oxford. His work shows the humour, mundanity and colour of everyday life.

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Miranda Millward

2019 exhibition: ...a few of my favourite things...

Miranda is a visual artist who is fascinated by serendipity, nostalgia and memory.

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Moez Kaudeer

2017 Exhibition: Transient City

Moez is an Oxford-based painter. He has lived in the city since 2012, and developed his artistic style in art classes run by Crisis Skylight.

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Nancy Dewhurst

2019 exhibition: Fly Tipping

Nancy Dewhurst is an intermedia artist working across sculpture, installation, film, and community involvement.

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Nathan & Ida

Comedy duo

Nathan & Ida are an Oxford based comedy duo who have been collaborating in comedy and theatre for over 10 years.

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Nicola Fielding

2017 exhibition: Scleractinia

Nicola is a British artist based in Oxford, practising in both drawing and ceramics.

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Nova Theatre

Theatre company

Nova Theatre create exciting, intriguing female-led shows.

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Oriane Pierrepoint

2017 exhibition: Fold

Oriane Pierrepoint is a young self-taught artist who specialises in the medium of figurative portraiture and draughtsmanship

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Oxford Theatre Guild

Theatre company

Oxford Theatre Guild is Oxfordshire's largest and longest-established amateur theatre company. They perform regularly at the OFS.

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Pipeline Theatre

Theatre company

A touring company of experienced theatre practitioners.

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Plaster Cast

Offbeat 2019 supported artist

Plaster Cast are an emerging theatre company specialising in LGBTQ+ work.

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Quilla Constance a.k.a. Jennifer Allen

2017 exhibition: Transcending The Signified

Quilla Constance is the creation of interdisciplinary artist Jennifer Allen. She is deployed by Allen to locate points of agency for the negotiation of black female identities within high art and majority culture.

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Rachel Cronin

2019 Exhibition: The View From Here

Rachel is primarily a watercolour and mixed media artist creating abstract landscapes in response to the seasons.

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Rebecca Lee

Studio artist 2018-19

Illustrator, Theatre & Immersive Designer

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Ronin Theatre Productions

Theatre company

A company dedicated to performing modern and contemporary theatre.

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Rowan Padmore

Offbeat 2019 supported artist

Rowan is a local playwright, poet and performer.

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Ruth Broadway

2017 Shop Showcase

Ruth graduated in Illustration from the University of the West of England in 1998. Her current body of work focuses on the domestic and cherished objects in daily use at home.

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Sebastian Thomas

2019 exhibition: Fly Tipping

Sebastian Thomas is an artist whose practice spans printmaking, collage, drawing, sculpture and installation.

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Sonia Boué

2018 exhibition: Buenos Días Dictador

Sonia Boué is an Anglo-Spanish multiform artist. Her practice is concerned with a legacy of exile, leading to a growing body of work which relates to the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939.

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Sonia Latchford

2017 exhibition: Shades of Black

Sonia looks at issues of race and sexuality within pop culture, and specifically within art. She is influenced by artists such as Kerry James Marshall, Kimathi Donkor and Kara Walker.

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Stacey Mead

2018 exhibition: A Purely Selfish Act

Stacey's most recent work has centred around hard materials with a focus on surface manipulation using lasers.

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Tamsin Corrigan

2017 exhibition: Secondary Qualities

Primarily working with rustic materials and industrial-based chemical reactions, Tamsin's work explores materiality, autonomy of the medium and aleatoric aesthetics.

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Tayo Jones

2020 exhibition: Itadakimasu (Thank you for the meal)

Taylo is an Oxford-based artist who recycles objects into art.

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The Dead Secrets

Comedy collective

Purveyors of surreal, character-driven, narrative sketch comedy and improvisation.

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The Shadowlight Artists

2018 exhibition: Rising

The Shadowlight Artists are a collective of artists with learning disabilities based in Oxfordshire, supported by Film Oxford.

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Thomas Page Dances

Offbeat 2019 supported artist

A contemporary dance company presenting the work of artistic director Thomas Page.

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Tom Foley

2018 exhibition: Over and over...

Tom Foley is an untrained mixed media artist from Oxfordshire, creating work through a wide range of styles, from illustration to abstract.

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Tom Radclyffe

2018 exhibition: Cityscapes

Tom is an Oxford based, freelance illustrator and graduate of the MA Visual Communication course at the Royal College of Art.

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Tony Lorenzo

2019 exhibition: No te vayas nunca (Don’t ever leave)

Tony is a photographer based in Oxforshire.

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Watson & Malone

Comedy duo

Watson & Malone are an Oxford-based comedy duo.

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Young Women’s Music Project

2020 exhibition: She's A Bird Now

YWMP aims to build a sisterhood of creatives by providing an inclusive, non-judgemental, safe space for musical expression.

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Zelga Miller

Studio artist 2018/19

Zelga seeks to document the human condition through painting, drawing and sculpting.

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