HVAF Newsletter December 2010

Exhibitions Events Opportunities


Following the resignation of our volunteer Newsletter Editor, it's several months since our last issue. The committee are keen to have a monthly newsletter.  This means you'll have timely news of events and opportunities without being bombarded by several emails throughout the month.

For those that wish to view the entire newsletter rather by article click "Print Version" above.

HVAF Gallery

We are pleased to advise that the GALLERY Options on the HVAF website have been improved.

Kingsbury Barn Exhibition

A few quotes from our visitors book:

"Kingsbury Barn" Susan Llewelyn-Elvidge

 "Wonderful and Diverse" 

"The variety and standard is very impressive"

"Excellent mix - beautifully hung"

"Delightful, wonderful exhibits and demonstrations in lovely surrounding"

"Beautiful exhibition with some really fantastic work - such a high standard".

Open Studios 2010

Another successful year with 195 artists participating across the county and an estimated 11,000+ visitors.

Workshops & Classes

Recently introduced to benefit members was the creation of a downloadable summary of Workshops & Classes offered by HVAF Members (currently residing on the website homepage).

Belinda's Bash

by Belinda Naylor-Stables MA Design

Creative Planning

You go on a course and a quote sticks with you. One such quote is Faith Popcorn's 'Assumption is the mother of all f**kups'. I know not everyone will appreciate the language but it's a useful reminder most of the time. And talking of time, it seems to me that Time itself is one of those areas where we all make sweeping assumptions - for ourselves and other people. In this article I show that if we just let go of standard time assumptions we can tweak time to our benefit...

Molewood Arts

A new gallery in town, and a bit of art for every budget and taste.

Against the current national trend of cuts, closures and complaints, the recent opening of a new art gallery in Hertford promises to be a new and exciting window of opportunities for Hertfordshire artists, as Denise Bowser discovers ...


MANY thanks to all HVAF artists who contributed news.  The next issue will be circulated on 1 February.  Copy deadline 20 January 2011.