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New Works by artists living in and around Letchworth
Saturday 6 October – Sunday 14 October (Closed Mondays)
Community Museum, 12-14 The Arcade, Letchworth, SG6 3ES
A show by 13 artists; Callum Abbot, Kasia Burke, Liz Harrington, Louise Lahive, Adrian Marden, Rhiannon Moxham, Sean Pearce, Max Plathan, Katherine Roberts, Venice Shone, Chantelle Stephenson, John Vincent and Sian Wilson, showing the variety of work that artists are making in the area and asking the question “is every artist a ‘local’ artist?”.
Tuesday 7th August - Saturday 25th August
Vanessa Wylie - Mixed Media; Julie Wrathall - Encaustic Wax; Penny Howes - Textiles; Bev Purdue - Oils;
Isobel Cherry - Religious Icons; Claudia Ashley Brown - Perspex Art; Angela Bull - Oils; Candida Hackney -acrylic/mixed media
Weds 1st - Fri 31st Aug
Upstairs in the Apthorp Gallery, Seonaid Parnell presents her first exhibition at The Radlett Centre, entitled The Colour of Water. This is a collection of loose, transparent watercolours inspired by nature, wildlife and other subjects. It celebrates the beauty, freshness and vibrancy of the medium.
HVA member Connie Flynn is exhibiting her hand stitched Suffragette inspired textile banner titled, Home & Away at the London School of Economics Library Reading Room, 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD, from 1st July to 30th September 2018. The opening times are Monday to Friday 9am-7pm and at the weekends 11am-6pm.
HVA member Pete Greening will be exhibiting from Tuesday 19th June
At their June exhibition T.F.S. Artists, Carol Rogers, Joy Taman, Morag Vangeyzel & Kathy Foster, will be showing richly textural oils, colourful watercolour & mixed media paintings plus ceramic and fun wire sculpture. Also on show will be beautiful hand-crafted jewellery in dichroic glass and semi-precious stones.The exhibition takes place at the Verden Gallery, 1st Floor, West House, West End Lane, Pinner from 10 am-5pm on Friday 22nd, Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th of June.
HVA member Adrian Marden has a solo show "THINGS to THINK ABOUT “ running from 16th to 23rd June in the Wynd Gallery, Letchworth. [SG6 3EN].
It continues his focus on ecological and social issues, highlighting everyday objects which are linked to questions about the way we live and some of the everyday things we take for granted.
if you can make it you might find out ..
How much sleep we need ?
Are paper clips interesting ?
Why are there so many homeless people ?
Do we throw away bread ?
Are plastic straws that bad ?
... and much, much more.
The open day is Saturday 16th June with drinks and nibble from 10.00 until 5.00pm but the show is open all week, including Sunday, until Saturday 23rd
Herts Visual Arts members are taking part...
Established over 30 years ago, Art on the Common – Harpenden is Hertfordshire’s premier outdoor art event. It is a wonderful location, set on a tree lined section of the Common close to the Town Centre.
Last summer’s two day event in June was a resounding success, with over 45 artists displaying and selling a wide range of works.
The two day event showcases the very best of local art including paintings, ceramics, fine art photography, sculpture, fabrics, jewellery, glass, wood and handmade greeting
When and Where
AOTC 2018 will take place on the weekend of the 9th & 10th June 2018 opening 10.00 - 17.00 Saturday and 11.00 – 17.00 Sunday. On Saturday 9th June it will coincide with Harpenden Summer Carnival.
More info http://www.artonthecommon.co.uk/