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Digswell Artists partner with The Howard Centre

Six Digswell Arts Trust Fellows are partnering with The Howard Centre in Welwyn Garden City to exhibit work as part of a project to utilise empty shop spaces to engage more people with artworks outside of gallery settings.  Kate Windibank, Julie Leaming, Sarah Rooms...

‘From Our Yard’ Online Open Studios Publication

'From Our Yard’ to yours: Dive into recent work by Fenners Artists ‘From Our Yard’ is an online publication created by 13 artists from our Fenners studios in Letchworth Garden City, giving an insight into their work and processes. “This weekend we were due to hold our...

Stuart Jones in online exhibition – (Far from the) Turmoil

Digswell artist Stuart Jones is taking part in an online group show (Far from the) Turmoil. Hosted by the Cultivate Gallery website, the exhibition explores the ongoing matter of art, opening doors, engaging, involving, evolving. He will be showing four largescale,...

Making Art During Lock Down

I have been asked to write an article on the current crisis from the perspective of an artist and a former NHS worker, how the lock down influences my art practice. The obvious reference would be how as a former hospital nurse and care worker contributing to helping...

Hertfordshire Open Exhibition

Digswell Arts' artists Julie Leaming, Fiona Chaney, Suman Gujral and Dave Nelson selected for the first Hertfordshire Open Exhibition. The online exhibition galleries are hosted between www.uharts.co.uk and www.stalbansmuseums.org.uk and is showing throughout April...

Veronika Peat takes part in online exhibition

Digswell Arts fellow Veronika Peat is currently taking part in an online exhibition as part of her recent artist residency at PADA studios in Barreiro, Portugal. The residency has been interrupted halfway through due to the current coronavirus crisis. Work has...

Covid 19

Updated 11/06/2020 It is not news to anyone that ongoing Covid 19 outbreak in the UK made these last few weeks not the easiest for businesses and communities. As a result, Digswell Arts suspended all its activities until the country return to a normal state. For...

Coordinator vacancy

Digswell Arts Trust Digswell Arts Trust is a charity set up to support artists during their career development, through the provision of studio spaces and other support. There are currently two studio buildings - in Letchworth at Fenners and on the outskirts of Welwyn...

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Featured Artist of the Month – Suman Gujral

We are pleased to announce Digswell Arts fellow Suman Gujral based in The Forge as the artist of the month. How would you describe your current practice (eg materials, techniques, themes, key questions, approach)? My history as...

Photographers: ‘Getting Your Ducks in a Row’

A Zoom talk by John Walmsley organised by Redeye at 6pm on Tuesday 15th Sept. https://www.redeye.org.uk/programme/events/getting-your-ducks-row It’s free but you’d need to register beforehand. It’s about being organised and business-like from the beginning, even from...

Wish You Were Here!

Digswell Arts Trust Alumni, Connie Flynn has had some of her textile work, photography and sculpture selected for the Wish You Were Here! exhibition, the work was made during or inspired by Lockdown. The exhibition will be open 11am – 4pm every day from 17 to 26...

Immune System Friend or Foe?

Digswell Arts fellow Maria Merridan is taking part in online exhibition Creative Reactions, encouraging collaboration between artists and scientists to showcase research creatively. You can view talk and her work on Wednesday Show 09 at 9pm. For more please follow a...

Digswell Artists partner with The Howard Centre

Six Digswell Arts Trust Fellows are partnering with The Howard Centre in Welwyn Garden City to exhibit work as part of a project to utilise empty shop spaces to engage more people with artworks outside of gallery settings.  Kate Windibank, Julie Leaming, Sarah Rooms...

Featured Artist of the Month – Carl Cashman

Digswell Arts fellow Carl Cashman is based at The Fenners building and is our featured artist of the month. How would you describe your current practice (eg materials, techniques, themes, key questions, approach)? My work is Neon based geometry, or ‘Neometry’ as I...

Featured Artist of the Month Julia Holt

Digswell Arts fellow Julia Holt based in The Forge is our featured artist of the month. How would you describe your current practice (eg materials, techniques, themes, key questions, approach)? My practice has changed since lockdown and I feel is moving in a much more...

Featured Artist of the Month – Suman Gujral

We are pleased to announce Digswell Arts fellow Suman Gujral based in The Forge as the artist of the month. How would you describe your current practice (eg materials, techniques, themes, key questions, approach)? My history as...

Photographers: ‘Getting Your Ducks in a Row’

A Zoom talk by John Walmsley organised by Redeye at 6pm on Tuesday 15th Sept. https://www.redeye.org.uk/programme/events/getting-your-ducks-row It’s free but you’d need to register beforehand. It’s about being organised and business-like from the beginning, even from...

Wish You Were Here!

Digswell Arts Trust Alumni, Connie Flynn has had some of her textile work, photography and sculpture selected for the Wish You Were Here! exhibition, the work was made during or inspired by Lockdown. The exhibition will be open 11am – 4pm every day from 17 to 26...

Immune System Friend or Foe?

Digswell Arts fellow Maria Merridan is taking part in online exhibition Creative Reactions, encouraging collaboration between artists and scientists to showcase research creatively. You can view talk and her work on Wednesday Show 09 at 9pm. For more please follow a...

Digswell Artists partner with The Howard Centre

Six Digswell Arts Trust Fellows are partnering with The Howard Centre in Welwyn Garden City to exhibit work as part of a project to utilise empty shop spaces to engage more people with artworks outside of gallery settings.  Kate Windibank, Julie Leaming, Sarah Rooms...

Featured Artist of the Month – Carl Cashman

Digswell Arts fellow Carl Cashman is based at The Fenners building and is our featured artist of the month. How would you describe your current practice (eg materials, techniques, themes, key questions, approach)? My work is Neon based geometry, or ‘Neometry’ as I...