Public art

The right artwork in the right setting can contribute to a real sense of identity and community, drawing people towards a place and creating a feeling of local pride.

We manage commissions across the district using private funding and work closely with developers, artists and local communities.

Forthcoming art work projects

New art work commissions

Commissions are advertised on the:

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Examples of public art in West Oxfordshire 

2015 - interpretation panels and waymarkers on the Wharf Stream Way, Eynsham by various artists

2014 - seats at Carters Walk, Carterton by Godfrey Phillips

2013 - mosaic at Cogges Surgery, Witney by Lindsey Thompson

2012 - mosaic at Stanton Harcourt village hall by Becky Paton

2012 - historic wall plaques in Woodstock by Giles Macdonald

2011 - Shire Horse sculptures in Kilkenny Lane Country Park by Sophie Thompson

2010 - Evolve sculpture in Shilton Park, Carterton by Richard Thornton

2009 - The Witney Yarn mosaic in Marriotts Walk, Witney by Rob Turner

2009 - Buttercross Needle sculpture in Marriotts Walk, Witney by Michael Fairfax

2008 - railings in Bridge Street Mill, Witney by Anne Gingell

2008 - mosaic in Tower Square, Carterton by Gary Drostle

2006 - feature wall and threshold stones in Charlbury by letter cutter and sculptor Alec Peever

2003 - glass and mosaic feature at Carterton Leisure Centre by Sasha Ward

2002 - glass feature at Chipping Norton Leisure Centre by Peter Berry

1996 - pebble mosaics in Woodford Mill, Witney by Maggie Howarth

West Oxfordshire District Council
Elmfield
New Yatt Road
Witney
OX28 1PB