Zara Wood a.k.a Woody

Rock Festival Risograph by Woody

Brighton Studio Shop Opens Weekends in May

The studio will be open as a gallery shop each weekend until 24th May.  Along with  limited edition screen prints, art posters, ethical fashion and design-led stationery Woody has made some new Risograph prints exclusively for sale from the studio.  Each Risograph design is a limited edition of 20 and available whilst stocks last at only £20.00. OPENING TIMES: 9th + 10th | 16th + 17th | 23rd + 24th May   SAT: 10 - 5 SUN 11 -... SEE MORE arrow-right

Risograph by Woody 1 mailer

Art Trail around the Open Market Launches

As part of the Artists' Open Houses Festival, Art Trail around The Open Market launched Saturday. The studio is part of 13 other studios and gallery spaces in the newly refurbished   Open Market Brighton which are open to the public over May. Along with  limited edition screen prints, art posters, ethical fashion and design-led stationery Woody has made some new Risograph prints exclusively for sale from the studio.  Each Risograph design... SEE MORE arrow-right

octo colour in monday

Oh I do love to be beside the seaside - Brighton in May

Oh I do love to be beside the sea.  Altogether now!  Oh I do love to be... We're lucky to live and work in Brighton, as do many creative folk.  This creative community along with university students and international visitors makes Brighton vibrant throughout the seasons.  However, if we were to pick just one month to be in Brighton, it would have to be May. May becomes the month to celebrate creative flair with Brighton Festival, Brighton Fringe, Artists'... SEE MORE arrow-right

open studio weekends

Art Trail at the Open Market Brighton 2nd - 24th May 2015

We will be opening our studio as a gallery shop during the first four weekends of May as part of Brighton's Artists Open House - AOH for short.  Expect to see art posters, limited edition screen prints, ethical fashion and design-led stationery made in england.  This May Woody also launches a colouring in group for adults called ‘Colour in Monday’ with supersized designs we can all colour together: Monday 11th + 18th May 11am - midday.  Come... SEE MORE arrow-right

Woody Pecha Kucha Tokyo

Brighton this May - It's got it going ON

Woody's Studio will be opening as a gallery shop on weekends for Brighton's Artists Open Houses Festival from 2nd - 24th May to showcase new work by Zara Wood a.k.a Woody.   Studio Woody will also be hosting some special events during the festival including a new colouring in group for adults called Colour In Monday and Talent Pool Talks Powered by Pecha Kucha.   Brighton in May looks like this:  Brighton Festival, Brighton Fringe; The Great Escape and AOH.... SEE MORE arrow-right

Woody Open Studio

Open Studio This Weekend - Sat 13th & Sun 14th Dec

Woody's studio will be open again this weekend as a gallery shop this weekend as part of Brighton's Artist Open House Festival. Amazingly, it's yet another sunny forecast for Saturday.  This is the last weekend in 2014 that we will be open as an actual real life shop. We are pleased to announce that 20% of Top Hat Tinker screen prints during Artist Open House will be going to the Sara Cutting's Daily Headgear Challenge in support of Macmillian Cancer Support.  Driving... SEE MORE arrow-right

Woody Open Studio

Artist Open House Festival Brighton - Starts 29th Nov

Woody's Studio will open as a gallery shop as part of Brighton's Artist Open House Festival. Our new space in Brighton's Open Market is part of an art trail in the newly refurbished market.  Artists and Makers will be opening their studio doors offering classes and selling their artwork.   Woody has been working on a new range of art posters and products from stationery to fashion accessories.  Limited edition screen prints and original miniatures will also be on show.   Woody... SEE MORE arrow-right

Top Hat Tinker by Woody

Top Hats & T*ts - Raising Money + Awareness for Breast Cancer

As we fast approach Brighton's Artist Open House festival, one of Woody's characters 'Top Hat Tinker' has been in the limelight.  Tinker has always been a favourite with one of the studio's inspiring friends Sara Cutting.   Diagnosed with breast cancer in July and following on from surgery, Sara is currently having chemotherapy. To raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support and awareness of breast cancer, Sara has created the 'Daily Headgear Challenge',... SEE MORE arrow-right

Sample Sale 18th Oct

Studio Shop Open Today - Last Day of Sample Sale

Our studio will be turning in to a shop to hold a pretty special sample sale - full of rare limited edition t-shirts and homewares from design collaborations.   There will be a mixture of production samples; new stock still in it's original packaging; previous season accessories; and stationery bargains.  Some of these items were originally released in Australia and Japan only.  Why? We're making room for our new range of art, stationery... SEE MORE arrow-right


Design Hungry

Our new studio space is in the Brighton Open Market.  We love being here.  There's a really mixture of market stalls selling everyday essentials alongside creative businesses.  There's nothing better than having a natter about life while picking up veg for your dinner.  Everything from how your day is going to philosophy and art are covered in these little chats with our local green grocers. This afternoon Rodney remarked on this Romanesque cauliflower -... SEE MORE arrow-right


The Studio

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.


Sociable Woody

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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.