Barnet Guild Of Artists

Barnet Guild Of Artists’ Annual Exhition

20 – 26 October 2019

Venue: Wesley Hall, 9 Stapylton Rd, Barnet, EN5 4JJ
(opposite the Spires)

We can be contacted care of the following Guild members, or you can use our online form on our contact page.

Gillian Griffiths, Interim Chair:

Sue Russell:    Honorable Treasurer
Bryan Polikoff:  Honorable Secretary

Janet Tranter, Membership Secretary:
(Please contact Janet for any membership queries).

Our respected Guild committee members are:

Gerard Brito:      Life drawing class co-ordinator
Yumi Kudo:         Graphics and social media co-ordinator
Quin Qi:                Youth liaison and advertising

Nichola Hunt:    Community liaison


Our application to become a Barnet Guild of Artist charity is with the charity commission awaiting approval.
Further information regarding this development will be shared as soon as we can report the success of the charity application. We are grateful to the Trustees of the Whalebone land Richard Powles and Robin Bartleet for their generous help by providing us with access to legal guidance in the submitting of this application.

If our application is successful we are very pleased to announce that local Cllr David Longstaff, an active supporter of the arts, has generously agreed to become the Chair of Trustees and that 6 new Trustees signed up and ready. They are waiting in the wings and are:

Susie Earnshaw (Bull theatre and theatre school). Valerie Cowan (Treasurer of the Finchley Arts Society). Marion Alderman (Guild member, Graphic artist and art retired teacher). Naomi Alderman (Succesful local Author). Chris Baker (Guild member. Retired professional photographer. Artist). Quin Qi (Guild member and fine artist).

The most up to date information regarding the sale and development of the land on which the Barnet Guild of Artist studio is housed can be seen on the Barnet Society website. However, the BGA will keep you posted once the planning application has been submitted.

You are all warmly invited to attend our 2019 exhibition. The details can be seen on the poster above. You will note that there is an ‘opening’ event on the first day (Sunday 20th October) at 1.30 with speeches around 2pm. If you would like any further information please contact
Nichola Hunt at

Gillian Griffiths, Interim Chair.



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