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Thank your to the Watford Area Members for your ideas regarding the title of the exhibition – we have settled on ‘Spring Equinox’. A broad theme could encompass ideas and interpretation around new beginnings, start of spring, renewal, celebration, light and dark, ying & yang, astronomy ..... and more .....
Two days of intensive, fascinating and hands-on papermaking led by Jim Patterson of Two Rivers Paper.
I am writing to tell you of an opportunity which may be of great interest to some of your members. I am a graphic designer living and working in St. Albans and I have taken a short lease, leading up to Christmas, on a small shop in Hatfield Road....
Just a reminder that submission forms are available from 19 September...
Bookings for stalls now being taken for this November event...
The Upstairs Gallery in Berkhamsted are looking for work which depicts the idea of a landmark in its broadest sense. They hope to show a wide variety of different approaches from practitioners working across the creative disciplines...
Autumn dates now released ...
I have 2 x student radial easels for sale at £25 each
Also a collection of 15 contemporary style used and new picture frames for £200. They range in size from: 78cm x 57cm to 119cm x 83cm.
There are 5 places left for artists who have 4-6 pieces each to exhibit at this local art festival being held 10 & 11 October 2014.
... for an art fair taking place in Harpenden in October.
'Painting Now', the launch of the Bryant & Keeling Prize, calling for submissions of contemporary painting. Closing date for registration - 1st October 2014
HVA have been approached to provide art for a brand-new 2 storey Theatres block, containing endoscopy, Day surgery and other surgical services at the Lister Hospital which will open in the next six weeks.
I came across this gallery at a recent trip to OXO Tower Wharf. The opportunity might be of interest ....
A series of free talks are taking place over the weekends 27/28 Sept & 4/5 Oct 2014 from prominent UK Printmakers, these include: Master Printmaker Stanley Jones who has worked with artists such as Hockney, Hepworth and Moore throughout his career; Carry Akroyd who is exhibiting at Cambridge Contemporary Art in Trinity St and is kindly taking time out from her exhibition to talk about the sources of her imagery; Chloë Cheese will be talking about her work and her mother’s influences, Master Printmakers Kip Gresham, James Hill, Geri Waddington and Andy English will also be talking about their various printmaking techniques.
The Public Catalogue Foundation is an arts charity in London that has catalogued the UK’s entire collection of oil paintings (80% of which are not on display and a very large proportion of which are owned by local authorities). Paintings can be browsed individually on the website which has been co-created with the BBC, Your Paintings, and they publish the collections in beautiful hardback book form by county and by major collection. They would like to alert people to a discount offer on the books.
Bookings now being taken ...
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A live-in artist's/craft studio of 60m2 in an open-plan, furnished attic space. Rent is currently £400 per month (subject to review), including heat, lighting, water and electricity and the space is available from December 2014. Bookings for less than a month are also considered.
The AA2A project (Artists Access to Art Colleges) is offering 90 placements, giving artists and designer makers the opportunity to undertake a period of research or realise a project using art college facilities e.g. workshops, IT facilities, lending library, and lecture programme.
An old telephone box in Northaw has been given a new lease of life, after being converted into an art gallery. It is intended that “The Old Curiosity Box” on Northaw Road West, Potters Bar EN6, opposite the Two Brewers pub, will house work from professional artists, as well as schoolchildren.
Are you able to support young people in developing their creativity?
Arts Award have a mission to support young people who want to deepen their engagement with the arts, build creative and leadership skills and achieve a national qualification.
HVA are looking to put together a database of members who have ‘Arts Award’ Adviser status and /or are happy to work with young people.
Fancy a city break in Nice at a discounted price? Have you ever wanted to practice your artistic skills in the French Riviera where so many famous artists have taken advantage of the outstanding beauty of the skies and the sea?
Did you know that the University of Hertfordshire has an art shop on site which HVA members can make use of?
6-8 week exhibition slots available ...
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