April 2013


Welcome to the April 2013 issue of the Herts Visual Arts Newsletter.  


Applications are invited for the Herts Visual Arts Exhibition in Harpenden 27 & 28 July... Several members are submitting to the Royal Academy and expressed an interest in taking part in the documentary... and more, loaded over the last month...

Forthcoming HVA Events

Our next lecture 'Out of the Fire: A Creative Exchange' by Louis Thompson - winner of the 2012 Jerwood Prize - takes place on Thursday 25 April 2013 at 7.00pm at the University of Hertfordshire,  College Lane Campus, Hatfield, Herts, AL10 9AB.  Free for members & students, £5 non-members. PLEASE RESERVE YOUR PLACE

Caroline Achaintre: Camp Coo

The University of Hertfordshire is the venue for Caroline Achaintre’s latest solo exhibition Camp Coo, which will run from 1 March until 4 May 2013.


A portrait by HVA Member Melodie Cook has been selected for the forthcoming Royal Society of Portrait Painters annual open exhibition ...

Jo's Web Wizardry

For this month’s article, I’m going to be very British and begin by talking about the weather. For any of you who work from a dedicated outbuilding or to give it a proper title, a “studio”, will certainly be feeling the impact of this extended winter with these harsh, cold temperatures.

Belinda's Bash

The Story

They passed the candle to me and I found myself lighting a flame at the small votive statue of Lord Ganesh - paparazzi cameras flashing. The story unfolds…

New Appointments & Vacancies

Welcome to Vikki Chapman, recently moved into the area, who has volunteered for the OG Minutes Secretary role, and Tony McColgan who will shortly be taking over the role of Treasurer from Karen Murphy.