27 Feb 2019 – 16 Apr 2019

Event times

The Jam Factory is open all day and evening,

Cost of entry

No charge
Workshops £10

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Welcome to LiterArties, a group of Oxfordshire writer-artists, all published authors and exhibiting artists. Some are professional artists, others are amateurs with varying degrees of training, and all of us are passionate, inspired and visionary about capturing our creativity.


Workshops,Talks, Mentoring

LiterArties' vision of Capturing our Creativity encompasses our aim to encourage others to access their creativity too. Several members  have  a mission to share their enthusiasm and skills through workshops and talks. Both art and writing can be used therapeutically, but more than their potential use as self-help and healing tools, they are also media through which individuals can express themselves, develop inner forms of self-belief and grasp opportunities for self-expansion. How  many people have you heard say, ‘Oh, I can’t draw!’ or, ‘But I could never write a booK!’? LiterArties challenge that through demonstrating how they do both, in both their creative andeveryday lives. 

We like to offer a range of topics and include a variety of creative methods, often with hands-on experience, during our exhibitions. To broaden the base of subjects and skills we can offer we work in partnership with authors from Writers in Oxford (WiO).​

​Here are examples that can be tailored as necessary. These are held on the premises and will vary accordingly to the type of visitor anticipated at the exhibition:

  • Capturing creativity
  • Getting started writing
  • The impact of geometry in art
  • The Power of Intent in Art
  • Getting started writing
  • Getting published
  • Getting started writing your autobiography/family biography
  • Kick starting your inner artist: try it – watercolour
  • Kick starting your inner artist: try it – sketching
  • Combining words and pictures – illustration
  • Poetry workshops – finding words to express images
  • Self-expression through art/writing.
  • Weaving the Web - creating using shapes, light, sound and the elements.
  • Bring meaning into your art by using geometry
  • Imagination, intuition and intellect in art
  • Getting your message across: a brief look at the art of copywriting
  •  Budding writers - have your writing critiqued by an experienced author​

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Exhibiting artistsToggle

Maeve Bayton

Alan Kestner

Kamal Lathar

Karen French

Kay Jamieson

Deborah Martin

Rosie Phipps

Ann Warren


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