Useful Links

General links

The International Artist - magazine
Painters Online - New website for The Artist, and Leisure Painter magazines. Contains a wealth of useful information, links to art societies, online forum, members galleries etc.
Hertfordshire Visual Arts Forum
Barnet Borough Art Council
The Society for All Artists - magazine and on-line art shop
Finchley Art Society 
Bothy Arts Centre - Avenue House, Finchley
Community Focus - a Barnet based charity that brings art into the community.
The Seer - free online directory and resource for all of London’s creative individuals, organisations, venues, commissioners etc.
TerminArtors - A community based virtual gallery of paintings, artists and museums, with a large, comprehensively indexed and growing data-base. Upload your works or use the advanced search facilities to find your favourite paintings.
About Painting - A very useful website containing a wealth of information on painting and drawing including lessons, tutorials, and demonstrations.
Artslant - is a community-driven and community-inspired web facility. From the artist, to the gallery, to the art lover, they encourage everyone to get involved. Members can add their Professional Profile, create their own web page, list their exhibits, showcase their gallery. Its free and so simple.
Artquest - Free information and advice for London's visual artists and craftspeople.
The Campaign for Drawing - is an independent charity which raises the profile of drawing as a tool for thought, creativity, social and cultural engagement.
BBC Your Paintings website - Your Paintings is a website which aims to show the entire UK national collection of oil paintings, the stories behind the paintings, and where to see them for real. It is made up of paintings from thousands of museums and other public institutions around the country.
The Barnet Museum - Celebrating the historic importance of Barnet. Barnet Museum is a free local history Museum in North London run entirely by volunteers for the community

Art Fun

Try some abstract painting in the style of Jackson Pollock. Click the link, then move your mouse. Click your mouse button to change colour. Hit the space bar to start again. Have fun!
To see a life drawing unfold before your eyes, Click Here
To paint a picture on your computer screen, with a good selection of colours and brush sizes, Click Here

Local Amenities

Churchill Studios - Located in Alston Road, Barnet, (Alston Works - Unit 8) they provide photos of artists work for promotion or websites, and have studio space for hire for classes or exhibitions. tel. 020 3231 1057
Frametastic - Located in Alston Road, Barnet (Alston Works -Unit 11f), bespoke framing. 20% discount to BGA members. Tel. 07718 881779
Barnet Gallery - A specialist art shop which retails in paints, brushes and picture frames.
Address: 12 High Street, Barnet Tel. 020 8449 3979
Harris Art and Framing - Recently moved from Finchley to Potters Bar. Free delivery in local area. 10% discount to BGA members. On-line shopping also available. Closed
The Barnet Collection - A group of local artists with the aim of mutual support in the furthering of the Art and Craft of Ceramics, exchange of information, visits to exhibitions, galleries, studios and workshops
Inspired Frames - 175 High Street, Barnet EN5 5SU - Tel. 020 8440 7940 - Fine art for sale and all framing needs met. For information please contact the manager Elaine


Members links

Jeff Wall Renos Lavithis Tania Lixenberg
Dan Kirchner Keith West  


Links to Demonstrators

Keith Morton

David Hyde

Sue Ellen Wilder

Rob Wareing

David Wilkie (Framer)

Terry Harrison

Derek Oliver

David Boxshall

Sonia Bacchus

Peter Keegan

Marilyn Comparetto

Tony Jackson

Derek Daniells

John Chalkley

Heather Joliffe

Phil Madley

Melanie Cambridge

John Heywood

Ali Cockrean

Hashim Akib

Stephen Hand

Roy Rodgers

Paul Alcock

Chris Cristoforou

Soraya French

Liz Seward Relfe

Rose Waites

Roy Lang

Sharon Hurst

Jean Turton

Cathy Ebbels

Glynis Barnes-Mellish

Keith Hornblower

Max Hale