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Ceri House - 'A Self Portrait (and other experiments)' 29 May - 22 June 2013 at Hertford Theatre.
At Hertford Theatre. Exhibition runs to 25 May 2013.
Morley Weavers comprise a group of tapestry weavers who meet at Morley College, London each week under the tutelage of William Jefferies, an internationally renowned weaver.
An exhibition of textile panels by HVA member Connie Flynn
15 May–24 June 2013, Mon–Sat, 10:00 – 6:00 at
The Handweavers Studio & Gallery, 140 Seven Sisters Road
London N7 7NS
To coincide with their debut participation in COLLECT: The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects, London Glassblowing will be presenting an exhibition at their gallery in Bermondsey Street, London.
The Upstairs Gallery's Summer Show opens on Thursday, 16th May showcasing the work of local painters: Chris Sims, Diane Bedser and Mitzie Green. There are also steel wall sculptures by Terry Sadler and cedar panels by Margie Harris. The exhibition runs until 22nd June 2013, every Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm.
This popular event, now in its 10th year is taking places 5-7 July at Childwickbury Stables, St. Albans AL3 6JX
Art in Clay , Hatfield is a large-scale ceramics event showcasing work by 190 carefully selected makers. Now in its 19th year, the festival continues its highly successful formula of individual makers’ stands, workshops and demonstrations held in a series of marquees in the gardens of the Jacobean Hatfield House.
Scissors – Paper – Stone: An Exhibition of Contemporary Calligraphy and Letter Carving. Calligraphers Sharon Shaw and Mark L’Argent and the letter carver Simon Langsdale will be holding an exhibition of lettering on paper and stone in Thaxted’s Guildhall.
Taking place 18 - 26 May 2013 at The Harlequin Centre, Watford. WBAS Members will present their art works for viewing and sale. There is a variety of media – watercolours, oil and acrylic paintings and ceramics, as well as subjects – landscapes, still lives, animals and more.
An exhibition of textiles by the Embroiderers' Guild (North Herts & Beds Branch) at Letchworth Arts Centre.
Suspense brings together, for the first time, the work of four distinguished artists with both national and international reputations, Simon Finn, Dean Randazzo, Ruth Simons and Jayne Wilton. For Finn and Randazzo this will be the UK première of their work.
Work by David Cole, Denise Allen and Paul Ambler will be on show between 11 May - 30 June at PS Arts in Datchworth.
at SPACE² Gallery, Watford Museum, 194 High Street, Watford WD17 2DT
University of Hertfordshire Galleries at the Museum of St Albans
Hatfield Road, St. Albans AL1 3RR
Gallery Opening Times: Monday to Saturday 10.00am – 5.00pm, Sunday 2.00pm – 5.00pm
Congratulations to HVA Member Melodie Cook who has just received the news that the Pastel Society has accepted two of her portraits for their 11-22 June Open Exhibition at the Mall Galleries. See www.thepastelsociety.org.uk
The Courtyard Artists at The Courtyard Café
11 Hatfield Road, St. Albans AL1 3RR
Opening times 8.30am to 5.00 pm Tuesday to Saturday
A portrait by HVA Member Melodie Cook has been selected for the forthcoming Royal Society of Portrait Painters annual open exhibition.
'My Journey with Asperger's Syndrome; a Story Told with Paintings' by Aron James Glasser at Artistsmeet, Watersmeet, High Street, Rickmansworth, WD3 1EH run from 20 March - 19 May 2013. Open during box office hours.
MOORE AND RODIN: GIANTS OF MODERN SCULPTURE IN MAJOR NEW EXHIBITION 29 March - 27 October 2013 The Henry Moore Foundation
The Henry Moore Foundation will present Moore Rodin, a major exhibition which compares the work of Moore with one of the pioneers of modern sculpture – Auguste Rodin, running from 29 March – 27 October 2013.
Led by Curator Amisha Karia and featuring seven works from the University of Hertfordshire's Art Collection, the tour showcases work by Barbara Hepworth, Diane MacLean and others.
HVA Member Connie Flynn records her experiences whilst studying for a degree in Contemporary Textiles in Shetland via a monthly 'Postcard' ... the latest postcard appears at the top of the article.
HVA Member Sian Fenwick was commissioned to create a triptych for the charity Mencap.
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