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…

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…

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…

Spring Fresh

Spring is in the air. If you’re feeling in the mood for a fresh look this month, pop along to the Basement At Bunyan, Mill Street, Bedford, where you’ll be able to buy original art from local artists for a fraction of its usual price. Discover artists Joanne Bowes and Jan Drury will both be…

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…

Keeping our strength up…

There’s a busy autumn coming up for the Discover group artists. Over the next couple of months several members will be taking part in art exhibitions around the country, from the Western Scotland to the South East, with lots of opportunities to come along and meet the artists and take a closer look at our work….

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…