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Zara Wood a.k.a Woody

Creative Director, Studio Woody in Brighton United Kingdom

Art director | Illustrator | Curator | Lecturer | Module Leader Having worked in London + Melbourne, Brighton is now my base. CD of my own design studio + product range, I'm also a lecturer in art and design. Drawn to promoting talented folk and creativity I'm founder of The Enquiry Desk + Colour In Club. Busy writing a new MA Illustration Course for Falmouth University.

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Eclectic Ride

BY ZARA WOOD A.K.A WOODY
@ VOL 24 ON MAY 25, 2016

Artist, curator, designer + PechaKucha Producer for the city of Brighton, Woody invites us on an eclectic ride as she talks rules, reality and graffiti ghosts. Sharing her insights on navigating through life, she highlights creativity even in mundanity.  What if we changed our perspectives to see like an artist?

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Even Artists Have CVs

BY ZARA WOOD A.K.A WOODY
@ VOL 23 ON FEB 25, 2016

Ask Woody what she looks out for on a CV and it's 'Interests'.  "That shows you what people are really about. Where their passions lie." She takes us through the ones on her resume: being active; growing food; people; places...

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Not The Only Loner

BY ZARA WOOD A.K.A WOODY
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 12, 2016

Artist, curator, lecturer and PechaKucha Brighton producer, Zara Wood (better known as Woody) confesses she's a "bit of loner.  But a loner who enjoys bringing people together."  An honest reflection on togetherness in today's world.

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Revelations & Reinventions

BY ZARA WOOD A.K.A WOODY
@ VOL 26 ON JAN 25, 2017

"Can we transform in to different versions of ourselves, perhaps better ones, even on a weekly basis?"  Brighton PechaKucha Organiser Zara Wood a.k.a Woody explores how mini-reinventions and simple habit changes make a big deal to ourselves, our community and the environment.

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PechaKucha Day Challenge!

BY ZARA WOOD A.K.A WOODY
@ VOL 27 ON JUN 28, 2017

Inspired by James Curran's PechaKucha, Brighton PK organiser Zara Wood a.k.a Woody took up a challenge herself: create a PechaKucha presentation in one morning, using only photos you have taken that morning!  She took 20 photos documenting her walk into work.  At Brighton's Volume 27, she then explained what had motivated her to take the photo - all on the theme of that evening: 'Peeps' short for people and also to see. 

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Image Tag

BY ZARA WOOD A.K.A WOODY
@ VOL 28 ON NOV 08, 2017

Brighton city organiser Woody, shares her recent experiment of image tag. She sent out one image, without telling the recipient anything about and they were in invited to respond in kind with a snapshot, old or new.  Here's what happened.

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Illustrious Illustrations

BY ZARA WOOD A.K.A WOODY
@ VOL 30 ON MAY 02, 2018

Brighton PechaKucha producer Woody, showcases highlights from her career as an art director and illustrator, sharing insights in to the creative process and why she's made-up about making up characters!  

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PAST VOL 30

Brighton @ The Nightingale Room
May 02, 2018

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PAST VOL 28

Brighton @ The Nightingale Room
Nov 08, 2017

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PAST VOL 27

Brighton @ The Nightingale Room
Jun 28, 2017