February 2016


Welcome to the February 2016 edition of the Herts Visual Arts Newsletter and the launch of on-line applications for Herts Open Studios 2016.  Members please access the program from your login 'MyHVA' page. Joining instructions for Non-Members can be found here. 

Strategic Review

Those interested in what goes on behind the scenes at HVA will have been aware that business consultant Carol Stokes carried out a free management audit of HVA resulting in recommendations. Members were invited to attend her resulting presentation on Tuesday 19 January.


Herts Open Studios - the on-line application program is now open, see the latest illustrated book by Renos Lavithis "My London" and pastels by Jan Munro at The Mall Galleries at the end of the month.

Creative Digest

Wishing all readers of the HVA Newsletter a very happy new year! Our minds often turn to resolutions and ambitions at this time of year as artists begin planning what they would like to achieve in the coming twelve months. One question we were recently emailed was ‘how do I have an exhibition’?  For those of you at the start of your creative journey, this can be an unknown territory to step into.