Join us on Thursday 28th February 2019 8pm – 9.30pm for the private view and official opening of our newest exhibition. The exhibition will showcase work from local artists, Barbara Hanak, Gerry Wilmer and 3D work will be provided by artists from the Camphill Village Trust, and those accessing support at Delrow therapeutic community in Aldenham. Proceeds from the sale of works by artist, Barbara Hanak will be donated to JDRF for research into childhood diabetes.
We’re kicking off 2019 in style with a brand new exhibition from local landscape artist, Terry Wood. Join us Thursday 17th January 2019 8pm – 9.30pm for the private view and official opening. It’s a great chance to meet the artist, have a few nibbles and a glass of wine/juice and celebrate the new year with some new art.
On Thursday 29th November we held the private view and official opening of the Welwyn Garden City Photography Club’s annual exhibition. Below are some of the pictures from the evening.
The Welwyn Garden City Photography Club will be holding their annual exhibition showcasing the talents of it’s members. To see the work first and meet some of the artists join us for the private view on Thursday 29th November 2018 8pm – 9.30pm.
3D art will be provided by Opal Seabrook, Open Exhibition runner up Kate Windibank, Jo Teague and Marc Willgoss. If you’re shopping for Christmas presents then just let our Treasurer, Val, know and you can pay on the night and take your 3D piece away with you or anytime before Christmas.
A big thank you to everyone who joined us on Thursday evening to officially open this years Open Exhibition. As with previous years there were prizes up for grabs!
(L to R) Lara Morrison, Charlotte Thurgood, Rachel Dunsdon, T John Jarratt, Welwyn Hatfield Mayor Cllr Barbara Fitzsimon, NMG Trustee Trish Bugler, Andrew Chu and Derek Dewey-Leader) Photograph by Martin Stewart
Mayors Prize (Welwyn Hatfield Artists only)
1st Prize: T John Jarratt for ‘Early Sun at Marford Allotments’
2nd Prize: Brian James Reeves for ‘Not Going Home’
1st Prize: Andrew Chu for ‘Arctic Terns’
2nd Prize: Rachel Dunsdon for ‘Hut in the Trees’
Highly commended: Derek Dewey-Leader for ‘Moonflower Ultra Violet Photo Art’ and Shenelis Desta for ‘The Cross of Ethiopia – Ethiopia Remains Christian Orthadox’
1st Prize: Denise Bowser for ‘Sunrise’
2nd Prize: Laurence Hartley for ‘Lebanon Cedars of Bayfordbury’
1st Prize: Janie Graham for ‘Hansel and Gretel’
2nd Prize: Kate Windibank for ‘From the Deep’
U21s (Sponsored by Oaklands College)
Lara Morrison for ‘Big Ben’
Best Presented (Sponsored by Godshaw Jewellery)
Charlotte Thurgood for ‘Viaduct’
Congratulations to all our winners and thank you to everyone who took part and shared their creative talents with us.
A special thank you to our judges; Welwyn Hatfield’s current Mayor, Cllr Barbara Fitzsimon who judged the Mayor’s prize, Soo Hitchen for judging the 2D and 3D prizes, Mia Jankowicz from the Welwyn and Hatfield Times for judging the Photography prize, Oaklands College for judging the U21s prize and Steve Godshaw of Godshaw Jewellery for judging the best presented prize.
Join us on Thursday 18th October between 8pm and 9.30pm for the private view and official opening of our 16th annual Open Exhibition. Prizes will also be given out for the categories of Best 2D, Best 3D and Best Photography plus additional prizes for the Mayors Prize for the best entry from a Welwyn Hatfield Artist.