Hertfordshire Visual Arts (HVA) – News – News & Exhibitions


Hertfordshire Visual Arts (HVA) – News – News & Exhibitions.



PRAESENTIA 20-31 March 2012

New work by Caryl Beach, Sally Tyrie & Veronica Grassi responding to the landscape and heritage of Hertford.


Outrageous Fortune: Artists remake the Tarot 24 February-21 April 2012

UH Galleries are delighted to present Outrageous Fortune: Artists remake the tarot, a Hayward Touring/Focal Point Gallery exhibition from the Southbank Centre, London.


‘LOST IN REVERIE’, Palace Green Gallery 19 February – 4 March 2012

Featuring work by Kim Major-George and Julie Maginn, the exhibition explores both artists’ unique and varied exploration of texture to convey their dream-like concepts. As well as featuring in the exhibition, both artists will be present on the opening and closing days to meet and talk to visitors.


HVA Members Exhibition & Bishop’s Stortford College – Spring Term 2012


After the Private View, the gallery is open by appointment only.  Please contact the Art Dept Gallery on: 01279 838 580 / 07906 144 369  See map and directions: http://g.co/maps/q2g7h

See a taster of what will be on show below…



Dates: Tuesday 7 February – Tuesday 27 March 2012
 Time: Doors open 5.15pm, lecture starts at 5.30pm
 Venue:  University of Hertfordshire A166, Lindop Building, College Lane Campus
‘Critical Dialogue’ is a lecture series designed to explore how contemporary art interacts with the social, political and philosophical dimensions of the contemporary world and where it intersects with other disciplines and discourses.


‘LESS IS MORE’, The Power of the Monochromatic Photograph and the Empty Vessel

The Upstairs Gallery in Berkhamsted is holding an exhibition of monochrome photographs and empty vessels from 22nd February until 17th March 2012.


Luton Hoo Walled Garden offer Artist Membership Cards

For the special price of £15, artists can purchase a membership card that allows them entrance to the Walled Garden between 11am and 4pm every Wednesday and Saturday for a year, as well as regular news on Walled Garden events and discounts on selected courses and events. Other times are possible by prior appointment.

For further details please click here.


Barnet General Hospital – June Faulkner & the Kings Fund

HVA member June Faulkner completed a project to create images and hangings for Barnet General Hospital.  The project, led by the Kings Fund with the Department of Health, aimed to enhance the healing environment end of life programme.


Chadwell Way Sculpture Trail – Great Amwell to Hertford

Maxine King announces the Chadwell Way Sculpture Trail, featuring contemporary bronzes by children in Hertford, Ware, King’s Mead & Great Amwell.


Artists – beware internet and email scams!

There are several scams targeted at artists at the moment. Here’s a source of guidance to help artists avoid getting caught out.