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... Read more
Currently exhibiting at Dacorum Creatives Hub
2021 Read more
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
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.
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.
13th October- 13th November 2021
10am - 3pm Wednesdays - Saturdays
The Workhouse Dunstable, 5 Ashton Square, Dunstable, LU6 3SN
for more information visit https://www.theworkhousedunstable.co.uk/
[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
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
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... Read more
Also exhibiting at
The Stables Gallery, Reveley Lodge in Bushey,
Hertfordshire until October 18th 2021
My painting 'Reflections 4' was Highly Commended in the SAA Artist of the Year 2020. Read more
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...
Current and past exhibitions
HAPPENING IN 2021 -
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.
2020... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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 https://wyndgallery.co.uk Read more
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...
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... Read more
St Albans Art Society Exhibition, Upper Dagnal Street Baptist Church Hall, St Albans AL3 5EE (28-31 July 2021)
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. https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/... Read more
Exhibitions and News Read more
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...
I am currently exhibiting at Primavera Gallery in Cambridge, 10 King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1SJ, open Mon - Sun 11am-5pm, tel 01223 357708
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
I am teaching art and crafts for Creative Learning www.creativelearning.org.uk. My next course begins on 15th September and is beginners Macramé. Read more
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://...
Natural Threads - 9th-17th October Read more
The Wynd Gallery, Letchworth, Herts SG6 3EN
Excited to be one of three Wynd Gallery artists in this exhibition. Natural Threads features the work of Audrey Imber, Jackie Uphill and myself, showing work concerned with the natural form, shape and layers of the landscape and natural world. You'll be able to meet us, watch us work and I'm running a workshop during the week long exhibition. Full details on my website...
I am running demonstrations of weaving on the loom and sketchbook journalling workshops during Open Studios, based with Dacorum Creatives in the Marlowes. Read more
The workshops are designed for adults - beginners are very welcome. These sessions are to encourage you - to give you courage to start or reignite a drawing habit!
Sketchbook journalling: illustrate your life
Tuesday 21st September 11am-12.30pm and Sunday 10th October 2-3.30pm
Watercolour flowers: paint a simple...
I work from a studio in Baldock, and am happy to welcome visitors in a 'Covid-safe' way. Please contact me for details.
Recent Solo Exhibitions:
Distraction - The Wynd Gallery, Letchworth, 25 July - 2 August 2020
Recent Exhibitions include:
What I Made in Lockdown - The Workhouse, Dunstable, 26 August - 19 September 2020
Making Our Mark - Baldock Arts & Heritage Centre 11 May -18 August 2019
Gatehouse Gallery, Harlow - Solo exhibition 26 March -17 April 2018
Foyer Gallery, Broadway Gallery, Letchworth 17 May - 16 July 2017
• Talented Art Fair Exhibition, Brick Lane, Old Truman, London, 2018
• Artsdepot Open Exhibition, Artsdepot, London, 2018
• Batik Artworks Exhibition, Stanmore Library, London, 2017
• Batik and Thread Artworks Exhibition, Artsdepot, London, 2015
• Created successful businesses (Gift shop and Textile Design and Creation)
• Won 5 major fabric design contracts in my Textile Design Company
9 Paintings by Leon Barnes on display at the Mardleybury Gallery
Thursday to Saturday 11am till 5pm
• Kimpton Art Show, May
• Ayot St Lawrence Art Show, June
• Look out for Amy’s fourth solo show TBC!
• Mardleybury Gallery, Datchworth
• Niko Brown Gallery, Ware
• Hitchin Initiative Centre, The Art Hub Space
• Hertford Tourist Information Centre
The Contemporary Textile Fair 19th - 28th March 2021
Landmark Arts Centre, Teddington.
An online virtual event
Featuring A Shop-Talks-Demos-Workshops
Hertford Arts Trail - Courtyard Arts 2021
The Textile and Weaving Interest Group - Letchworth Arts and Leisure Group Read more
A weekly textile workshop which takes place on a Tuesday evening 6.30-7.30pm - We are currently meeting online via Zoom
For in person meet up's find us at either Digswell Arts, The...
u 16th – 27th April 2014 at the Brick Lane Gallery. u 7th – 21st March 2015 at the Hasler Art Gallery London N12. Read more
u 4th – 6th September 2015 at the New Artist Fair, The Old Truman Brewery, London E1.
u 9th – 12th September 2015 at Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHE).
In collaboration with Boutros Fonts, working with Mourad Boutros one of the world’s most outstanding Arabic Calligraphers, to create a unique collaboration for a single piece of...
Open to the Public: In addition to Open Studios, I will be having a solo exhibition at my studio the weekend of 12 and 13 September. Please visit. Most of it is in the open so plenty of space for social distancing. Free entry, ample parking. 11:00 to 17:00. The Studio, West Clayton, Chorleywood WD3 5EX. Affordable art, prints and cards. Read more
I regularly exhibit in London, Home Counties and the Cote d'Azure and will be exhibiting on the Cote d'Azure in December.
2019 was busy. I make two or three journeys each year to turn into travelling exhibitions around the country although the ideas have often been originally commissioned to be made into cards, book illustrations or prints. Last year took me first to Italy, swiftly followed by tracing Gauguin's journey around the Caribbean managing to fit in seven islands and producing 42 paintings. April was spent fulfilling various one man show obligations at various galleries before a major fact finding... Read more
I am the Owner of The Workhouse Gallery, 5 Ashton Square, Dunstable, Lu6 3sn.
I have a changing display of work in permanent display in this Gallery.
I will be exhibiting at the Big Art Fair in Hitchin from the 16-18 July 2021.
During the Covid period and subsequent lockdowns, I have mostly focused on developing my ideas and experimented in my studio in particular with abstracting from nature.
In 2020 I exhibited at the Harpenden Pop-up Shop together with four fabulous local artists during September for the Herts Open Studios.
In 2019 I exhibited at the following places:
• Camden Image Gallery “People and... Read more
A wide range of exciting video tutorials are now available on my website. All include a YouTube link, clear ‘step by step‘ written instructions and reference photos. Now over 50 subjects to choose from! Refer to my website or instagram for more details (or email email@example.com).
Group exhibitions in corporate offices in the UK including EY, Napp
April 2021 Lauderdale House, Highgate, London (tbc)
May 2021 'Untitled', Chelsea Old Town Hall, London (tbc)
ARTISTS AT THE HENDERSON HUB, 40 High Street, Abbots Langley WD5 0AR. (Car park behind nearby shops.)
Saturday 19th September – Saturday 10th October
Open 10am to 2pm. Closed Wednesdays and Sundays.
"A Postcard From...." Contemporary Glass Society virtual exhibition - P.V. 27th February 2021 contact: www.cgs.org.uk