May 2013


Welcome to the May 2013 issue of the Herts Visual Arts Newsletter.  Preparations are underway for our forthcoming exhibition at Harpenden Public Halls - applications are invited from ALL Herts Visual Arts Members whatever your discipline.


Applications from ALL Herts Visual Arts Members are invited for the Exhibition in Harpenden 27 & 28 July ... also review all the new opportunities loaded over the last month...

HVA AGM & Speaker

HVA Members please put Wednesday 19 June 2013 in your diaries for HVA’s next event, which will be held at:
The Red Lion, 88 Great North Road, Hatfield, Herts, AL9 5EU


Success for Melodie Cook, with work accepted for the Pastel Society Open Exhibition ... and this months postcard from Connie Flynn in Shetland.

Artist on File: Anthea Denton, Artist & Sculptor

Anthea Denton

A beautiful spring day finds me driving down winding country lanes, passing fields that stretch out into the distance, to keep a rendezvous with the talented artist Anthea Denton. Her dreamy thatched ‘May Cottage’ and studio are in a rural idyll near the village of Sandridge.

Jo's Web Wizardry

LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network with millions of members and is growing rapidly, but what can it offer artists? How can HVA use this free networking tool? And is it just another online fad?

Belinda's Bash

The faces of flowers

The other evening I attended a surprising speech about those little sachets of flower food that you get with cut flowers. As the speaker said, it was ‘food for thought’. So this month, as spring and summer flowers jostle for space – here is a look at the topic of flowers inside and outside of art.