Arvind Oza to Feature in Open Ealing Exhibition

Artist's work influenced by his time in Uganda and India

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March 28, 2024

An exhibition of the work of Arvind Oza (1928 – 2013) is to take place at Open Ealing in Dickens Yard .

The artist was born in Kampala, Uganda in 1928 after his parents had emigrated there from Gujarat, India.

He later studied art in Baroda under the guidance of the eminent Gujarati artist Ravishankar Raval and obtained a Diploma in Art and Art Education from the University of Bristol.

He was an art teacher in the Secondary School in Jinja Uganda for many years during which time there were several exhibitions of his paintings.

He moved to London in 1968 and worked in the Civil Service until his retirement while continuing to paint. His son and daughter live in Ealing borough.

His paintings are informed by his life in Uganda and India and influenced by his art education in both Baroda and Bristol. He studied Hinduism, Indian art and history in depth and many of his paintings reflect his extensive reading of these subjects.

The free exhibition runs from Sunday 7 to Sunday 28 April with a private viewing on the first day from 2pm to 5pm.

Viewing Times:

Monday 8 April: 10am – 10pm
Tuesday 9 April: 10am – 5pm
Wednesday 9 April: 1-10pm
Friday 12 April: 10am – 8pm
Sunday 14 April: 12-8pm
Sunday 21 April: 12-8pm
Sunday 28 April: 12-8pm

OPEN Ealing Arts Centre is at 12 School Lane, Dickens Yard (W5 2TD).

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