It’s official – The Workhouse is now open…

After months of hard graft, artist Joanne Bowes finally saw her dream come to life on Saturday 7th October 2017 when Dunstable Town Mayor Gloria Martin cut the ribbon and announced the official opening of Joanne’s gallery – The Workhouse, Dunstable. Joanne has cherished the wish to create a very special kind of gallery for…

Discover go to the Workhouse…

The Discover Group is absolutely delighted to be hosting the inaugural exhibition at Dunstable’s newest and quirkiest gallery – The Workhouse, 5 Ashton Square, Dunstable. The Workhouse is the brain-child of Discover artist Joanne Bowes, who has long cherished a vision of creating an inviting, friendly space where artists and seekers of beautiful things can…

Joanne Bowes at Hitchin with HVA

We’re delighted to announce that Joanne Bowes will be showing her work at the Herts Visual Arts ‘Affordable Art Fair’ in Hitchin later in July. The art fair is taking place at The Sun Hotel, Hitchin, SG5 1AF on 29th and 30th July 2017. Open 10am to 5pm Saturday, 10am to 4pm Sunday. Over 40…

Victoria Johns at Stotfold Mill.

Victoria Johns will be joining 40 other artists from Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire at Stotfold Mill this July for their Summer Art Exhibition. Spend an afternoon exploring the nature reserve, see the watermill in action, stroll around the art exhibition (perhaps you’ll discover something you’d really love to have) and of course there’s a tearoom to…

Jenny Smith-McOnie at the Mall Galleries, London.

We’re delighted to announce that Jenny Smith-McOnie will be showing her work at the Society of Women Artists Exhibition 2017, at the Mall Galleries, London SW1. The exhibition showcases cutting edge work. “Art is often about pushing out the boundaries” says SWA President Sue Jelley “and I am in great favour of grasping the nettle in…

Discover art at Stotfold Mill this weekend.

Art lovers in Bedfordshire this weekend, nip along to Stotfold Mill where a group of local artists will be exhibiting and selling a variety of artwork. Discover artists will be among the exhibitors and look forward to talking about their work. Do go along if you’re in the area and say hello.

Victoria Johns and Jenny Smith-McOnie at Queen’s Park Art Centre.

Printmakers and Discover artists Victoria Johns  and Jenny Smith-McOnie will be presenting  an exhibition of their work, including a variety of printmaking techniques at the Queens Park Arts Centre and Limelight Theatre, Queens Park, Aylesbury from 16th May – 30th May 2017. Collagraph Workshop Sunday 18th June 2017 In June, Victoria and Jenny will also be running a…

Bringing in the May

We’re delighted that Discover artist Victoria Johns will be taking part again this year in ‘Bringing in the May‘ with Susan Erskine-Jones and Sarah Russell. Their work – in paint and print reflects each artist’s response to journeys, landscapes and interiors. You can see ‘Bringing In The May’ at The Gallery, Parndon Mill, Harlow, Essex…

Fabric of Life at Artistsmeet.

Discover artist Joanne Bowes is one of the Herts Textile Arts group presenting the ‘Fabric of Life’ exhibition at Artistsmeet, Watersmeet, High Street Rickmansworth from Monday 1 May to Thursday 29 June 2017. Each of the 13 artists in the group will present their interpretation of the visible signs of the social history of Hertfordshire through…

Busy busy busy…

It’s May and suddenly art fairs and exhibitions are bursting out all over the place. The Discover artists will be taking part this spring in the Artists’ Network Bedfordshire spring exhibition at the Harper Suite, Bedford on Friday 12th May (5.30pm to 10pm) and Saturday 13th May (10am to 5pm). Entry to the exhibition is…

The Three J’s at The Three Hares

Discover artists Jan Drury and Joannes Bowes are joined by fellow artist Jennifer Steele during April at the Three Hares Gallery, Olney. The exhibition features work in a variety of media on the theme of Nature, Architecture and the Unexpected. There will be an opportunity to ‘Meet the Artists’ on Thursday 27th April. The three…

Out of the Studio…

Pupils at Edlesborough School have recently had an opportunity to take part in a drypoint workshop with artist Victoria Johns, proving that sometimes it’s good to get your hands dirty… The quality of work produced by the Class 3 & 4 children is absolutely wonderful as you can see from these examples… Definitely some talented artists…