Dec 2014/ Jan 2015


Welcome to the Christmas/New Year edition of the Herts Visual Arts Newsletter.  We have made some changes to the website which will help you keep up to date with relevant opportunities and events. From now on all members will receive an immediate notification message by email when new information is published on the opportunities and exhibitions pages .


After being noticed in this years Herts Open Studios brochure Christine Watson was contacted to be featured in the December issue of Hertfordshire Life.  Look out for Hazel Godfrey's latest commission in Hoddesdon.  And, read our latest Postcard from Shetland.
Members please send your news items to for inclusion.

Working with schools

An update from our Schools Liaison Officer, Ruth Goodman, including feedback from the recent Annual Governor's Conference.

Jo's Web Wizardry

The Web Wizardry 12 Tips of Christmas
To recap the key themes for any artist wishing to establish themselves online and provide a practical digest of handy hints and tips to refresh your online presence, I give you The 12 Tips of Christmas. They may not include any pear trees or partridges, but I’m sure you’ll find them useful!

Belinda's Bash

Revisiting Santa 
This is the last Belinda’s Bash for the time being – so I thought I would do something extra special to mark the occasion. In this unprecedented interview Santa Claus shares his view of global warming, his tastes in art and music, plus his philosophy of play…