June 2015


Welcome to the June 2015 edition of the Herts Visual Arts newsletter.  Our exhibition at the Hungry Hare cafe at Harefield Hospital is in the process of being installed (images to follow), and we are turning our efforts to getting the brochure copy off to the printers, and prepare for the Herts Open Studios Launch Exhibtion at the New Maynard Gallery.

Herts Open Studios 2015

The finishing touches are being made to the Herts Open Studios brochure and we are preparing for our launch exhibition at the New Maynard Gallery.  Here is a selection of some of the ceramic and glass work and jewellery that visitors can enjoy when they visit Herts Open Studios this year ...


Members of the HVA Textiles Group take part in 'Threads of Time 2', work by Des Gould selected for the 2015 Environmental Photographer of the Year Award, and .. our monthly postcard from Shetland.

Creative Digest

Have you ever thought of taking an artist residency? This month, we consider why so many artists choose to leave the comfort of their studio to embark on a project in an unfamiliar location, and examine how the often unpredictable results can work wonders for your creative practice.