February 2015


Welcome to the February 2015 edition of the Herts Visual Arts Newsletter.  Our Silver Anniversary celebrations kick off with the HVA exhibition 'Flora', and the launch of on-line applications for Herts Open Studios 2015.  Various volunteer tasks to be done over the coming months - if you would like to be involved in some way, however small do get in touch for a no obligation chat about where you might help.  138 different opportunities were brought to members during 2015 ....

Herts Open Studios 2015

Herts Open Studios celebrates its 25th Anniversary this year.  Want to be part of the celebration ? ... our on-line application is NOW OPEN !


Congratulations to Melodie Cook and Jan Munro, both of whom have had works accepted by the Pastel Society for their 2015 Open Exhibition. Read Julie Wrathall's recent interview in Hertfordshire Life.  Learn about Paul Rowbottom's involvement with the Odyssey Cinema project in St. Albans.  We also have the latest news from Connie Flynn via her 'Postcard from Shetland'. Last but not least, our 'Flora' Exhibition opens this month.

Creative Digest

Welcome to the first article under the new section of the Creative Digest. Every month, articles will consider a theme which will aim to provide insight into creative practice and mindset of the artist. We will consider five resources taken from the breadth of the web, including traditional websites, but also social networking groups, blogs, articles, apps and even online behaviours to inspire, delight and challenge you.