December 2013/January 2014


Linda  Warminger

Welcome to the December/New Year edition of our newsletter. 


During 2013 HVA members have had access to in excess of 100 opportunities.  In recent weeks these ranged applying for the Shoosmiths Art Prize, an Arts Development Consultancy Vacancy, two for one tickets at Art in Clay, and a pop-up shop opportunity in Watford !

Forthcoming HVA Events

Two dates for your diary:
Thursday 23 January 2014 - HVA Social - meet other members, chat about art, and see the new year in.
Wednesday 19 February 2014 - Workshop - Getting the most out of social media.

Exhibitions & Events

Still time to choose those last minute gifts from this selection of Christmas events and exhibitions ... many of which run into January.

New items are added to our website every week so do visit our News & Exhibitions page in between issues for up-to-date information, and larger articles on these featured events.


Back to School - Teresa Newham invited to judge Year Five photo competition, and our December Postcard from Connie Flynn in Shetland.

Jo's Web Wizardry

This month we take a look at what is probably the most visual of all the social networks - Instagram. Find out how others artists are engaging with the service for inspiration, promotion and meeting others working on similar projects.

Belinda's Bash

On the edge

I’ve only recently come to the conclusion that edges are very important. The edge is where one thing meets another - and the way those two objects relate is part of the story of existing side by side…


Discount for HVA members on the new A4 portable Minor George printing press launched this Christmas (the offer includes a FREE printer starting kit !)