Exhibitions & Events
Photography, site specific installation featuring polar-fleece sculptures, textiles, painting, ceramics .. and more, so much more across Hertfordshire this month !
'INTERLOPERS', 18 MARCH - 7 MAY 2016
This exhibition at UH Galleries features a dramatic new site-specific installation spanning the vast glass front of the gallery space. Over three decades, Permindar Kaur's work has consistently explored the human condition, who we are and where we belong. Her signature polar-fleece sculptures combine the innocence of cuddly toys with an underlying threat or vulnerability. Full article ...
Art and Design Gallery, University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, AL10 9AB.
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm, Saturday 9.30am - 3.30pm
OCTAVIA ART GROUP
KIMPTON ART SHOW
Opening night: Friday 29 April 2016 from 6.00–9.00pm. There is an entry charge of £5.00 per person with a complimentary glass of wine or juice.
The May Festival weekend: Entry – £1, children free
Sat 30 April: 11–6 / Sun 1 May: 12.30–5.30 / Mon 2 May: 10–3
'PRETTY CUCKOO', Baz Morris
22 Mar - 3 Apr 2016
Art Director and Illustrator BAZ MORRIS creates eccentric, dazzlingly detailed, left-field illustrations on an eclectic range of quirky subjects.
makeready is a celebration of art, music, film and artist-led workshops. Their first event will take place at Attico Arts Centre – the only contemporary art gallery in Watford. Attico is a progressive hub of creativity; supporting and exhibiting emerging artists. More ....
'LAND OF LIBERTY'
'THE EMERGENCE OF MY COMBINED SELF'
'My pictures are produced by layering digital photographs and using effects to mould the image further.
I wanted to create something expressive and I found the layering process an effective technique. My aim is to build a narrative between the layered images.
These pictures are part of The Emergence of my Combined Self. The project explores the effects of emotional shock and uses the layering to open the lines of communication between the past and the present, allowing a union to emerge.’ CLARE CLARK
Mon–Fri 8.30am - late / Café open: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Sat- Sun 10am - 5.30pm / Café open: 10am - 4pm
Reunion', celebrates Richard Smith’s rich body of work spanning six decades. Audiences will be able to enjoy a selection of his drawings, paintings, collages and prints and discover more about the artist through a series of interviews, photographs and books.
Untitled 3, 1997, Acrylic & mixed media on paper, (c) Richard Smith. Courtesy of Flowers Gallery, London and New York
The Exhibition on Wednesday 24 February and will run until Sunday June 5. Entrance to the Gallery is free.
Broadway Gallery is open Wed to Sat 10:00 to 17:00 and Sun 10:00 to 16:00.
'THREADS OF TIME 2'
In this creative project, now in its second year, professional and amateur artists were invited to respond to the papers of the Delmé-Radcliffe family of Hitchin Priory in order to produce a new exhibition which takes place 8 March - 2 April 2016 at The Upstairs Gallery 268 High Street, Berkhamsted, Herts HP4 1AQ
FINDERS KEEPERS - Tales in Textiles !
After completing her Contemporary Textile degree In Shetland last year, HVA member Connie Flynn was artist in residence at Sumburgh Lighthouse, Shetland for the month of June. During the residency she researched the social history aspect of the keepers and their families who stayed, worked and lived at the lighthouse. Connie recorded her findings of quotes and stories in her sketch book, this progressed into constructing textile wall hangings, each one decorated with hand stitched techniques to represent these tales. Now the work is complete, Finders Keepers - Tales in Textiles! will be exhibited in Shetland Museum from 2nd - 28th April 2016.
Connie will be talking about her experiences of studying and living in Shetland at 3pm on Sun 15th May 2016 at Braintree Museum, Essex as part of the Warner Textile Archive's annual Textile Fair. For more information -http://www.warnertextilearchive.co.uk/whats-on/textile-fair/ For more information see Postcard from Shetland
'SILVER FISH & VERMIN' 25 Feb - 3 Apr 2016
Quirky prints and silver jewellery by Liz Boast and Kirsten Wilson who aim to brighten up early spring and provoke a smile at The Gallery at Parndon Mill in Harlow this spring.
The Gallery at Parndon Mill, Off Elizabeth Way, HARLOW CM20 2HP T: 01279 426042
HERTFORD ARTS FESTIVAL
MARSHALL COLMAN - SPRING STUDIO SALE
See the new floral range by Marshall Colman including this pattern, inspired by the seed-heads of teasel and iris, shown here on a 10-inch plate. His ceramics are made with the traditional methods of maiolica, which he uses in a new way to produce tableware that looks good in traditional and modern homes - it's practical too.
The studio will be open on Saturday 30 April and Sunday 1 May 2016, from 10am to 5pm, at 29 Flint Way St Albans Hertfordshire AL3 6DU.
PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION, 5-21 April 2016
The Nude Tin Can Gallery, 125 Hatfield Road, St. Albans AL1 4JS.
Exhibiting Artists: Rebecca Lichfield, Darren Rose, Kasia Burke, Paul Knight, Caroline Reed, Robert Babylon, John Brookes, Steve Shipman, Jevon Carey, Donato Cinicolo, Michael Solis, Deborah Jane, Steve Murphy, Mario Lautier Vella, Henriette Busch, Alan Rogers & Alina Kalancea.
WBAS SPRING EXHIBITION
'A NEW PERSPECTIVE', Gary Davis
Gary Davis presents his first exhibition at The Radlett Centre Aldenham Ave, Radlett WD7 8HL 1-30 April 2016. A collection of high quality HDR Photography, Wildlife and Still Life. Gary looks at different treatments of everyday things. Further images...
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