Creative Genie

This month is our time of year for membership renewals and Open Studios applications! 

With that in mind, and an already packed newsletter for you, I'm planning next month to give you all of the information you need to make Twitter work for you as an Artist. Our marketing is taking shape for the year, and to make it really effective, we would like to show you how to do it too. We'll be Tweeting during Open Studios, and with volunteer Sally Taylor tweeting your Artists Gallery pages now - we'd love more of you to Tweet to and get involved! 


In the meantime...


This is a PRIVATE group for Herts Visual Arts members. A space for you to connect with each other, share ideas, collaborate, discuss HVA things between us, away from the main Facebook page.

Here's a link to the group. Simply request to join, we'll check you're a paid up member, and let you in! Once you've joined, please go ahead and say hello, perhaps share a link to your Facebook page so that we can follow you. It's a friendly space, so feel free to ask any questions you may have or share ideas. The HVA team are Admins in the group and there to help.

Please remember this group is for members only - so if you would like to share your work or any general publicity, please do that on our main page, as it has a much wider audience! We keep this group for the behind-the-scenes sharing.

Look forward to seeing you there!

Have a great month!

Kelly Pedlar

Creative Genie

The Herts Visual Arts Newsletter is published to our membership on the 1st of each month.

Keeping our members up to date with the latest news and developments within HVA, our email Newsletter is also a great chance to tell our members about any exhibitions or events you are taking part in.

HVA supports its members by making them aware of opportunities to display their work, participate in exhibitions, attend art presentations and workshops, join art groups, network locally, and more ... 

Each month we list current and upcoming Exhibitions, as well as our very popular Opportunities page. Please share your news with us if you are successful with any of these opportunities!

Please do send over a JPEG image and content via email to for inclusion.

The deadline is 20th of each month for articles.

Please be sure to check your spam folder in case the Newsletter finds it's way there!

MEMBERS - login to read the full article, this is how we protect our content! You can change the frequency of your email alerts to these opportunities. 

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Funding opportunities are listed separately.