As part of international PechaKucha Day, Woody and the Brighton team will be hosting 'Love Creativity' at the Nightingale Room on Thursday 20th February. For line-up details click here This event is now SOLD OUT Doors open for ticket holders only at 6.30pm ... SEE MORE
PechaKucha Brighton is back with another host of presenters this Summer. On Wednesday 28th June our theme is 'Peeps' - stories to see from Brighton people, including: Catherine Borowski the cathartic power of art and explains why she turned a skip in to a new London gallery. Architect Nick Lomax shares the impact of good building design on our wellbeing. Curtis James reveals the working of lives of those often unseen through his photographic project Beyond Work. Tilly... SEE MORE
PechaKucha Brighton 2017 begins! Curated by Alex Leith and Zara Wood a.k.a Woody, our line-up will be presenting on the theme of recycling, reinvention, restoration, regeneration and revolution! This event is now sold out. Ticket holders only. Check out our current line-up here PS Studio Woody designed the poster for the event.... SEE MORE
The next installment of PechaKucha Brighton, curated by Woody and journalist Alex Leith, is on Wednesday 12th October at the decadent Nightingale Room. 'All Together' looks at our sense of community, along with team work and team play. This event is now sold out. Ticket Holders only. Keep missing out on the live events, follow PechaKucha Brighton's Twitter for latest news and check out PechaKucha's online archive of previous presentations here #Brighton #PechaKucha ... SEE MORE
Woody and journalist Alex Leith now co-produce the regular PechaKucha nights in Brighton. The city's next PechaKucha Night is Thursday 25th February 2016 at The Nightgale Room. This time round we have an evening of quickfire talks on passions. A host of presenters will talk about things close to their hearts - design, science, breaking world records! Our 'Passionate' line up includes: Will Hudson, founder of design blog It's Nice That Holly... SEE MORE
This Sunday sees us at Silo in Brighton with Volume 22 of the regular PechaKucha nights in the city. It's the third one produced and curated by Woody and editor of Viva Brighton, Alex Leith. The topic of the evening with be Good Grub with quick-fire talks on fodder. From visual feasts to zero waste via foraging and fonts, there will also be specially created light bites from Silo founder Doulgas McMaster. Studio Woody designed the poster and Woody will be co-hosting the evening.... SEE MORE
PechaKucha is back, this time with a 'Japan Brighton' theme and another stellar line-up, including Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell (who uses a Japanese brush in his illustrations), Manga artist Inko, origami furniture designer Coco Sato, fabulous print-maker (and one of Kirsty Allsop's upcycling experts) Lee Baker, 'smaller than average' illustrator and Japan traveller Tilly, Workflow founder and Risograph expert William Sadowski plus former... SEE MORE
creative direction + illustration
face-to-face + online event design + curation
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Woody's Studio collaborates on a diverse mix of creative projects, from super graphics that adorn hospital walls to creating sell-out fashion collections. The studio also curates and delivers online events for the education and arts sectors.
Woody, also known as Zara Wood, creates, curates and educates.
A co-founder of The Enquiry Desk project and Brighton's PechaKucha producer for several years, she is an award-winning senior lecturer + part of the International Association of Illustration Academics forum.
One-off artworks to buy online
Launching later in 2024
Original artwork by Woody, including the lastest Little Treasures
- original miniatures framed in vintage jewellery.
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Interviewing & hosting - Podcasts + Talks:
Rave About Illustration Podcast
Time for some illumination on illustration. Illustration is everywhere and yet you may not be familiar with what an illustrator does. Rave About Illustration sheds light on the creative world of visual translation.