Exhibitions & Events

Coming up this month ...

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HERTS VISUAL ARTS TEXTILE GROUP EXHIBITION - WEATHER OR NOT
Members of the Textile Group are hosting an exhibition at Mill Green Museum. Mill Green, Hatfield AL9 5PD from 22 April - 24 June ... and taking Textiles outdoors !

Textiles are so often treated gently, wrapped and protected and carefully stored. 

For this exhibition they are displayed outside - will the materials survive the elements ? .... and how well will they fit into the environment ?

(the address on the poster for Kate Toms should read : toms_kate@yahoo.co.uk).

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'HORSE & HOUND' at HERTFORD THEATRE GALLERY 2- 29 April 2012

An exhibition of drawings and paintings by Julie Cooper.

Hertford Theatre Gallery, The Wash, Hertford SG14 1PS  www.hertfordtheatre.com

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ART AT THE HARLEQUIN CENTRE, 28 April - 7 May 2012

Featuring the following artists:

'Snow in the Woods'

 DENISE BUTLER - Pen and ink artist . Architectural and natural landscapes

'The Bridesmaid Basket'

TOULLA HADJIGEORGIOU - Arylic,watercolour and oils. Architectural, landscape,portraits.

'Ashridge'

DAVID LATHAM - Watercolours - natural landscapes.

The Gallery, Watford Harlequin Centre (level 1), Town Centre, Watford WD17 2UB  Open Mon-Sat 10-5 & Sun 11-4.

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'A SENSE OF PLACE', Exhibition of work by Sophie Cordery

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'17 @ INSIGHT' EXHIBITION AT ART VAN GO 10 MARCH - 7 APRIL 2012

Berry Birdsall, Christine Collings, Julie D Cooper, Feza Erkeller-Yuksel, Janet Gardner, Judy Gilley, Richard Greaves, Helen Lee, Clive Patterson, Fiona Payne, Carol Robson, Helen Ryan, Martin Warner, Cary Whitworth, Claire Ollis Wright.

The exhibition shows work by a group of artists who in 2011 made the leap from being amateur artists to selling their work professionally. Their paintings are a refreshing mix of contemporary style and broad subject matter. Beautiful portraits, detailed abstract conceptual works, subtle flowers, original and bold landscapes depicting rural and city scenes.
Two artists have recently been shortlisted for the BBC art programme 'Show me the Monet'.

'Really good committed artists. Lots of favourites and surprises, talent that is original, imaginative and aesthetically appealing - whose art you'll want to take home.' Estelle Lovatt, BBC art Critic.

by Julie D Cooper

by Clive Patterson

by Fi Payne

by Janet Gardner

Art Van Go, 1 Stevenage Road, Knebworth SG3 6AN
Tues - Fri 9.30 to 5.30 & Sat 9.30 to 2.30

www.insight-art.co.uk  www.artvango.co.uk

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EASTER ART & CRAFT SHOW - REDBOURN

NINE paintings by William Lyons-Wilson will be on sale this Easter in aid of the Redbourn Recreation Centre & Playing Fields Trust.  Prices range from £50 to £300.

William Lyons-Wilson was born in Yorkshire in 1892.  Halfway through his life he migrated to Devonshire.  His landscape, seascape and townscape paintings were exhibited regularly by the Royal Academy.  His life was contemporary with Arp, Klee and Miro, who strongly influenced his surrealist paintings.  These were first shown in a solo exhibtion at The Redfern Gallery in 1945.  He died in 1981.

The Easter Art & Craft Show will be held in the Village Hall, High Street, Redbourn on

Saturday 7 April 10-4  and Sunday 8 April 11-5.  Early attendance is advised.

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LONDON: a celebration at the OXO Tower 10-13 May 2012

Herts Visual Arts Member Joy Trypkovic is amongst the artists selected to exhibit at this event. 

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NEW MAYNARD GALLERY 6 APRIL - 5 MAY 2012

Work by Sculptor, John Spielman , will be on display in the New Maynard Gallery, Theatre Foyer, at Campus West, Welwyn Garden City this month.

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Exhibition at Rhodes Complex 4 April - 2 May 2012

 

Work by four Mums from in and around Furneux Pelham who love to paint and make, including HVA Member Paula Cherry , will be on show at The Rhodes Complex in Bishops Stortford.

HVA Members are invited to meet the artists at the Private View on the evening of Thursday 5th April 6-8pm, or on Saturday 14th April between 10-3pm.

RSVP:  artbycherry@yahoo.co.uk

The exhibition runs from 4 April - 2nd May

                                                                                                                                                                                         

NIKKI SIMS 

"My greatest inspiration is colour . My aim is to create evocative and vibrant images using a contrast of textures or medium . When the canvas I'm working on reminds me of a favourite dream I usually stop painting" Nikkisims1234@btinternet.com Image 'Sunset Geisha'

PAULA CHERRY

"My work is inspired by atmospheric and seasonal qualities of nature, natural forms and landscape. I love to experiment with materials. www.paulacherry.co.uk Image 'Mist'

TANIA ROBERTS

"I thoroughly enjoy painting with vibrant colours and especially enjoy sharing my love for animals through my work." Image 'Mad Cow'

SALLY-ANNE FEATHERSTONE

Working in fine and sterling silver, all pieces are individually designed and handmade by Sally-Anne to create a range of beautiful contemporary jewellery. Image of Flower Brooch

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