I am delighted to be presenting work at Wenta's Potters Bar and Stevenage venues. I also have art at Candlibrium in Hitchin.
I have an online gallery with The Fine Art Cafe Academy where I also run some art workshops, focussing on painting with Brusho Crystal Pigments - check out the Exhibition and Workshop page on this site, or my events page for more information.
In 2019 Nade was thrilled to be accepted to The prestigious Society for Embroidered Work. Nade was a winner in the Wraptious Art Competition 2020 coming third out of over 7000 entries and was recently voted for a bursary with The School of Stitched Textiles to study Hand Embroidery. She is also a member of The Wynd Gallery Artists, the Herts Visual Arts forum and Herts Textiles Group. Selling her abstract embroideries worldwide, Nade has exhibited locally at the Courtyard Arts Summer Show,... Read more
I have two paintings exhibited at the Forest Centre, Marston Mortaine, Beds as part of an exhibition with Dunstable and District Art Club.
I have recently completed on a new collection of children’s animal paintings, lion, elephant, monkey and tigers etc.
I am currently having a lot of fun, sorting out which designs work well on mugs.
I also have collections of originals, prints, cards and mugs for sale of beaches, sunsets and animals.
To find out more or to... Read more
Invited to join the new Associate Artists programme at Courtyard Arts (Hertford).
Read about this programme at https://www.courtyardarts.org.uk/associate-artists/
Current and past exhibitions
HAPPENING IN 2021 - Read more
27 November - Hertford indoor Christmas market
1/10-30/10 - Print show at Mudlarks cafe (Hertford)
18/9-20/9 - Ayot St-Lawrence art show (Hertfordshire).
19th January - 19th February 2022
10am - 3pm Wednesdays - Saturdays
The Workhouse Dunstable, 5 Ashton Square, Dunstable, LU6 3SN
for more information visit https://www.theworkhousedunstable.co.uk/
2021 Viking British Art Prize Finalist
2020 NHS portraitsforheroes 15 commissions.
A full page personal profile with image of a life painting, December 2020 edition of Artist and Illustrator
Exhibition at the Collective Gallery, St. Albans during December 2021.
'Spring Bounce' exhibition at Nude Tin Can Gallery, St. Albans, Hertfordshire during May 2021.
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.
I am now selling on Red Bubble as well!
9 Paintings by Leon Barnes on display at the Mardleybury Gallery
Thursday to Saturday 11am till 4pm
I have exhibited at various galleries in and around London including the Mall Galleries as part of ING Discerning Eye, the Camden Image Gallery, the Strand Gallery, the Crypt Hall, St Marylebone Parish Church, the Gallery at Green and Stone, Forty Hall, Enfield and Ayot St Lawrence Art Exhibition.
I am a member of Studio Fridays and my work can also be seen at www.studiofridays.com
I am currently exhibiting at:
The Bluebell Gallery in Bedford Hospital
Artisans in the Yard, The Gallery in Shefford
I am taking part in:
Christmas Artist and Makers Fair in Letchworth on 27th November
Campton Christmas Fair on 4th December
I am running a Wreath making workshop at Clifton Church Hall on 5th December contact me to reserve your place.
I work from a studio in Baldock, and am happy to welcome visitors in a 'Covid-safe' way. Please contact me for details.
I am creating digital art images using a variety of apps to produce limited edition giclee prints. The edition run is 50 prints, usually in two sizes, printed on museum grade, acid free art paper, with lightfast inks. All prints have a certificate of authenticity signed by artist and printer.
I can be contacted by email : email@example.com
My painting 'Reflections 4' was Highly Commended in the SAA Artist of the Year 2020. Read more
One of my paintings was 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, at Artisans in the Yard Gallery in Shefford, at La Concha Wine Bar in Letchworth and from my studio...
Exhibiting as part of the HVA Christmas Showcase, at 'Sparkle' at Landmark Arts in Teddington, London, 19th-21st November and at my Christmas Open Studio, 11-4pm, Sat & Sun, 4th & 5th December.
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... Read more
I am currently exhibiting some of my paintings at Beckford Silk Ltd in Gloucestershire.
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
Leisure Painter July and Summer issues 2021: Two-part painting project to create a tropical beach scene in acrylics.
Current Exhibitions: The Wynd Gallery, Letchworth G.C.
I am currently exhibiting at Primavera Gallery in Cambridge, 10 King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1SJ, open Mon - Sun 11am-5pm, tel 01223 357708
Taking part in the Big Makers Fair 2021
Contemporary Glass Society on line exhibitions- on going
Parndon Mill Gallery, Harlow, showing my glass with painter Anthony Cleyndert, 6th Jan-13th Feb 2022, promises to be a riot of colour!
Ongoing exhibition at the Fleetville Emporium Hitchin in the upstairs creative space.
Fluidity Exhibition, The Collective Gallery, Holywell hill St. Albans, 4-25th November
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 possibly Jewellery Making and Painting workshops. Please see my Facebook business page https...
Exhibition held in Madrid, Spain 2012
The Big Art Fair Hitchin hall 2019
The Big Art Fair Hitchin hall 2021
I will be in the Herts Open Studios in the week beginning 26 September 2021 at a pop up shop in Harpenden. Details of the venue will be published nearer the time so watch this space.
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.
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
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
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
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...
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...
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
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...
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
• 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