Artist exhibitions

Jo Franks (Jolocality Art)

I am taking part in Open Letchworth which is an online event. The artists, including myself, are currently making our work available to the passing feet, cycling public, by putting a painting or two in our own front windows, so our neighbours, dog walkers, runners, cyclists who daily commute or enjoy exercise passing my front garden can enjoy looking at our art via Open the Windows event. One of my neighbours has already requested a commission after Whipsnade Baby and Donkey had been up for...

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Gabrielle Vickery (The Arthouse Oasis)

Paint a Robin in Winter - Acrylic Painting Workshop - 18th November 2021:

Helen Harris

Currently exhibiting at Dacorum Creatives Hub

Hilary Kidd

April, May, and June - monthly Citizens Art Market at Blue House Yard, Wood Green London N22.
August and September - monthly Art Market at Blue House Yard, Wood Green London N22.
14 November to 14 December 'Artists Walk' event - display of prints in front windows of home in High Barnet EN5 2ES
7th - 22nd September 'The Phenomenon of Water' a group show at the St Albans Sub Aqua Club, Cottonmill Lane St Albans

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Hillary Taylor

Art in Potters Bar: from 13th December 2019 see a wide range of my work at the Wenta offices, alongside other Herts Visual Arts members.

James Caton

I will be taking part in the Hertford Arts Trail 2021 as part of the Courtyard Arts and Hertford Town Council from Monday April 12th.

I will be taking part in Canvas 25 Art Event 2021 at Courtyard Arts in aid of Mind in Mid Herts.
The show will run from Tuesday September 7th - 2nd October.

Teresa Newham

Create 21
13th October- 13th November 2021
10am - 3pm Wednesdays - Saturdays
The Workhouse Dunstable, 5 Ashton Square, Dunstable, LU6 3SN
for more information visit

[b]Harpenden Arts Club Annual Exhibition[/b]
Friday 29th -Sunday 31st October 2021
10am - 5pm (Sunday 4pm)
The Harpenden Trust Centre, 90 Southdown Road AL5 1PS

Dawn Elliott

Collective at the Museum | St Albans Museum & Gallery | October 2021
I have two pieces on display at the top of the beautiful staircase in St Albans Museum and Gallery for the month of October

City Summer Scapes Public Art Installation | October / November 2021
This exhibition has been extended and moved down into Verulamium Park around the Fighting Cocks pub area of the Park

John Durham

Some of my work is currently on display at Hanbury Manor Marriott Hotel and Country Club, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG12 0SD

Open Studios as part of Dacorum Creatives, Marlowes Shopping Centre, Hemel Hempstead.
18th September - 10th October. Open 10.30 to 4.30 every day except Mondays and 30th Sept and 1st Oct.

Take 5 Artists, 8 Leyton Road, Harpenden, AL5 2TL
Monday 18th October - Sunday 24th October, 10.00 - 4.30 each day, Sunday 10.00 - 12.30.

Some of my work...

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Sarah How (Sarah Sands)

Also exhibiting at
The Stables Gallery, Reveley Lodge in Bushey,
Hertfordshire until October 18th 2021

Val Lawson

My painting 'Reflections 4' was Highly Commended in the SAA Artist of the Year 2020.
One of my paintings has been selected for MK Open Exhibition from 10-18 July 2021 at Westbury Arts Centre.
My work is on permanent show and for sale at the LIFE Gallery in Lister Hospital, Hitchin Information Office (near St Mary’s Church), at the Business Technology Centre in Stevenage, and from my studio by appointment.
I run Fairfield Art Group in Fairfield Community Hall with...

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Laurence Hartley Original Prints

Current and past exhibitions


1/10-30/10 - Print show at Mudlarks cafe (Hertford)

18/9-20/9 - Ayot St-Lawrence art show (Hertfordshire).
12/4 - 8/5 - Hertford Art Trail.
My work is displayed inside the Hertford Tourist Information centre , open from Tuesdays (starting 13/4) to Saturdays ( 9.30 until 5 p.m.), for the duration of the art trail.


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Gail Altschuler

2021 RA Summer Exhibition.
My tiny painting 'Sound Spells' is selected for the current
RA Summer Exhibition on in the autumn this year
22nd Sept 2021 to 2nd January 2022
Selected by the main curator and coordinator Yinka Shonibare
Hooray - and it SOLD!
2021 Figurative Art Now exhibition, Mall Galleries online show
London Potters online exhibition, winner of the Response to Lockdown category

Art and Art History classes, weekly, for...

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Michael Harris Wilson

Circle Foundation for the Arts: Awarded Certificate of Artistic Excellence after submissions to their 5th Quarterly Art Review Magazine contest in June 2020. Became a Lifetime CFA Affiliate Artist in July 2020.

Circle Foundation for the Arts: Awarded Certificate of Artistic Excellence after submissions to their 6th Quarterly Art Review Magazine contest in May 2021.

Completed CLP Textile Design & Pattern Making course February to June 2021.

Published in the 24th...

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Gill Ayre

The opportunities to exhibit were closed down during the pandemic restrictions, so as things begin to ease again there has been a flurry of opportunities, many of them coming all at once! So this year, 2021, I am delighted to have had the opportunity to exhibit in the Big Art Fair in Hitchin in July, Ayot Art Fair 18th - 20th September, and Open Studios September - October 2021. This year I am exhibiting in my new studio in my garden at home in Wheathampstead , which I moved into just before...

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Jackie Uphill

20th September to 9th October 2021 HVA Open Studios
Henderson Hub, High Street, Abbots Langley, WD5 0AR

9th - 17th October 2021 The Wynd Gallery, Letchworth, Herts SG6 3EN
Natural Threads - I'm excited to be one of three Wynd Gallery artists in this exhibition. Natural Threads features the work of Audrey Imber, Lucy Sugden...

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Linda Gifford

Exhibiting as part of the HVA Open Studios in September and October

During lockdown I have created art inspired by my garden and the surrounding natural environment, looking more closely at the patterns, colours and creatures around me. Textiles is my main media but recently I have worked in acrylic and watercolour to create large scale art works.

I also will be showing a range of items including canvases, cushions, silk scarves, velvet purses etc. which feature my own unique...

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Iza Nez

St Albans Art Society Exhibition, Upper Dagnal Street Baptist Church Hall, St Albans AL3 5EE (28-31 July 2021)

Emma Marsden

August 2021: I’ve just completed a mural at RAF Halton. My shop on the makers on line market place Etsy has been great for selling prints of my illustration of Hertford that you'll find in my gallery. Painted during ‘lockdown’. £10 from the sale of each print goes to the local charity, Mudlarks. So far it’s raised £1000. I'll gradually add more artwork and ceramics, so please have a look.

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Rita Dare

Exhibitions and News
Awarded 'The Lady Lamming Award for Best Abstract July 2021
Currently Exhibiting at The Eagle Gallery St Peters Street, Bedford MK40 2NN
Currently Exhibiting at The Wynd Gallery' 6-8 The Wynd, Letchworth Herts SG6 3EN
‘Hertfordshire Landscape Painter of the year Finalist’ featured in the Hertfordshire Life Magazine
Selected for ‘The New Designers’ The Business Design Centre Islington London
Selected as a Member of The...

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Natalia McIntosh

I am currently exhibiting at Primavera Gallery in Cambridge, 10 King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1SJ, open Mon - Sun 11am-5pm, tel 01223 357708

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Magdalena Pisuk

City Summer Scapes - Public Art Installation, St Alban's City Centre, August 2021- present
Uplifting Creations - Collective Gallery & Art Project Space, St Albans, April - May 2021

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Bernadine Makins (Bernadine's Creations)

I am teaching art and crafts for Creative Learning My next course begins on 15th September and is beginners Macramé.
I am participating in the Dacorum Creatives gallery in the Marlowes Shopping Centre, Hemel Hempstead. I will be running Macramé workshops and if able Jewellery Making and Painting workshops. Please see my Facebook business page https://...

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