October 2015


As Herts Open Studios comes to a close the planning for HVA activities for 2016 is already under way.  If you would like to volunteer and join the team please get in touch.  As part of the strategy review being undertaken by Carol Stokes a questionnaire will be emailed to you later this month. Please take the time to complete the questionnaire, to let us know what is important to you, and help shape the future of Herts Visual Arts.


Work by Justine Lois Thorpe at the Mall Galleries, the HVA exhibition at Harefield Hospital comes to a close, the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland visits Herts Open Studios, Room 89 opens in Barnet and Piccotts End Paintings in Hertfordshire is featured on Simon Schama's BBC2 Programme -The Face of Britain.

Creative Digest

This month, it's all about protecting yourself and your artwork online. We discuss the emergence of fraudulent sites targeting artists, such as the notorious Wallpart.com and suggest what you can do to guard yourself against falling victim to these online con artists.