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…

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…

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…

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…

Jenny Smith-McOnie @Xhibit

Visitors to Central Bedfordshire Council at Priory House, Chicksands this October will be able to see a selection of the work of Discover artist Jenny Smith-McOnie who is exhibiting there from the 8th until the 24th of October.    

Discover artists in Aylesbury…

We’re delighted that Discover artists Jenny Smith McOnie and Victoria Johns will both be showing their fine art original hand-pulled collagraphs and monoprints at the Beds, Bucks and Herts Print Society exhibition ‘Making An Impression’ – Bucks County Museum, Church Street, Aylesbury, from October the 8th until November 5th 2016. Meet The Artists: Drypoint Taster Session, Saturday…

Art in Dunstable…

Artists from around Bedfordshire will be staging a one day exhibition this Saturday, 1st October, at the Methodist Church Hall. A wide variety of works will be on display from members of the ANB (Artists’ Network Bedfordshire), including Discover’s own Joanne Bowes. This is a one day only art show, so if you’re in the…

See Jenny Smith McOnie at the Wigtown Festival.

If you’re heading to the annual Wigtown Book Festival in the next couple of weeks, don’t miss the opportunity to see the work of Discover member Jenny Smith McOnie who will be holding an Open Studio throughout the festival period. Jenny is closely connected with the area and her work explores the region’s diverse coastal…

Art At the Airfield…

A pop-up art fair at an airfield? Absolutely! On Saturday 18th June, the Discover Original Art group created a pop-up art show as part of the annual ‘Midsummer Madness’ charity event at Holmbeck Farm Airfield, near Wing. Staging an art fair in a marquee isn’t particularly unusual, but having our marquee on the edge of a runway with aeroplanes and…