WELCOME to the Christmas edition of the HVAF e-Newsletter.
HVAF Newsletter December 2009
Exhibitions Events Opportunities
In this issue:
By Charles Tunmore
THE first 'pop up' art gallery to appear in Hertfordshire has proved so successful artists have been told they can keep the show running.
AS Mike Willison, Chairman of HVAF for two years, prepares to discover what the word leisure really means and retire from his role next March, we look to the future to see what qualities a new Chair might need to carry HVAF into its next phase.
Mike Willison outlines the dynamic, growing organisation and the role of the Chair within it...
By Linda Warminger, Open Studios Coordinator
OPEN Studios 2009 has been a great success, with thousands of visitors taking part in this year's event to create various spin off benefits for HVAF artists.
AS Renos Lavithis steps down as Editor of the HVAF newsletter, we take a look at where Renos has been, and where Renos is going...
HVAF Web Editor Mike Caddy with the low-down on PR - what it is, and why it matters.
THIS month HVAF members Barbara Weeks and Judi Menges will be showcasing work at the launch of new exhibition space 'b Gallery'.
EXCITING opportunities this issue include a design competition that could launch your work onto a world stage and new exhibition spaces...
HVAF member Mitzie Green is running watercolour painting classes at Recreate in the New Year.
Based in Berkhamsted, the Friday sessions will be held from 10.00am to 12 noon, starting January 8. For more details call 01442 862978.
THE PARALLEL LIVES OF JULIETTE AND FIONA...
THEY both worked in London, they both raised their young families and then at the same time, went on to study art at West Herts College and the University of Hertfordshire.
UPDATES on the latest changes behind the scenes at HVAF, plus catch up with what the Art Groups have been up to over the past year.