Smita Sonthalia was delighted to hear that her series of paintings entitled’ Life of Women’ had been selected by Dark Yellow Dot Gallery, London for the group exhibition ‘One for the Women’ in celebration of Women’s Month and International Women’s Day,

‘One For The Women’ will run from Monday 28 February – Friday 1 April, 2022

at the Genesis Cinema, 93-95 Mile End Rd., E1 4UJ

To see Smita’ artwork click on

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Our artist Smita Sonthalia is showcasing her artworks with POP UP GALLERY, at Ealing Broadway.

Her beautiful floral collection on acrylics are there. Visit her for canvas paintings, art prints and greeting cards. She loves nature and her paintings are inspired by beauty in nature.

The exhibition runs from January 17 till January 31, 2022

Address – Pop Up Gallery, Ground Floor next to Tesco, ealing Broadway Shopping Center, Ealing W5 5JY


Instagram: @smitasonthaliaart

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All levels welcome
Classes are with instruction: An ideal way for beginners to enter the world of art and more experienced practitioners will continue their development.

Saturdays 2.15-4.45, throughout the year
£17 per session, or £150 for 10 sessions booked at once.

The Quaker Meeting House
150 York Road
Uxbridge UB8 1QW

Contact Humay directly:
07704 587833

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Nicole invited artists participating in Harrow Open Studio to contribute a leaf to her creativi-tree. Each member was sent a blank porcelain leaf and invited to decorate it using their preferred method before sending the newly dressed leaf back to Nicole.

The tree has been installed at Harrow Arts Centre where you can see it in the flesh.

You can see it growing in this video

Have a look at NL Ceramic’s open dates here to plan a visit.

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This year our Open Studios event will be held throughout June and July 2021. Please note that not all artists and studios are open every day, check the website and sign up to our newsletter to plan your visit.

Check out our opening dates and times here.

Sign up to our mailing list for updates here.

Creativity has been celebrated throughout the year by Harrow Open Studios on our website, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter platforms. Following on from the success of our Virtual Winter Festival, we are launching our Celebration of Colour which runs for the month of May. Artwork in a variety of forms includes paintings, prints, illustrations, sculptures, jewellery, ceramics, wood turning and textiles. This is a great opportunity to get a taste of the artists involved and plan your studio visits.

The artists of Harrow Open Studios work in diverse medias, many of whom offer art classes, talks and workshops to members of the public of all ages and abilities. We are featuring many new artists this year as well as celebrating our long-standing members. Studios can be visited throughout June and July, and the dates will be available here.

For further information and images contact

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, you can link to them at the top of the page.

A pdf of our printed brochure is available from our home page.

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If you have ever considered designing and creating something to use in your home or for your family and friends then this is the place for you. Try your hand at something new and make one-of-a-kind personalised things.

Indian Block Printing or Stencilling workshops run from my studio in Pinner. 

You will learn-

  • Stencilling or Block Printing on textile & paper.
  • Classes run in small groups of 4.
  • Individual sanitised equipment provided for use in class.

Stencilling workshop

Wednesday: 7pm-9pm or Friday: 11am-1pm

Indian Block Printing Workshop

Monday: 11am-1pm or Thursday: 7pm-9pm

For more information, prices and to book contact Sheenum on 07708 907367 or by email:

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Art classes for beginners and experienced artists, Smita will help you take your skills to the next level. Build your artistic abilities and nurture your creative side and have fun along the way. Smita’s students range from beginners to more advanced learners and she tailors her classes based on the expertise level of the cohorts that she forms.

The classes focus on creating a strong foundation, particularly for beginners. For example learning about shapes and forms, step-by-step guidance on how to draw and colour, what material is required, etc. Smita covers a range of art topics and styles such as sketching, drawing, painting and colouring using various media including pencil, ink, watercolour, pastel and paint (oil or acrylic). The emphasis is on the technique and concepts. Smita also teaches various art forms like folk art, figurative, floral and abstract and conducts dedicated workshops. This brings variety and keeps the excitement levels high.

Smita Sonthalia is an artist, art-teacher and a creative thinker, who blends extensive art experience with modern teaching style to deliver highly impactful art lessons. She has been teaching art for 20 years and has consistently been highly rated by her pupils.

“The classes really helped open my creative thinking”

“I am better able to focus and concentrate”

“I feel very relaxed when I am doing art with Smita”

“It is a lot of fun”

Group classes for children & adults at Harrow Arts Center

For more details or to book:


text: 07377908365

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Harrow Open Studios’ artists Samantha Harvey and Colette Moscrop will be taking part in the online Contemporary Textiles Fair, which runs from the 19th – 28th March 2021. The event hosts over 30 textile artists and makers who will be selling their artworks and products online.

There will also be a programme of online events such as talks, workshops, demos and Q&A sessions.

Head to to find out more and enjoy the Fair.

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Watercolour is a translucent fluid medium that gives you wonderful results!

In this class your creativity will evolve as you learn how to develop your ability using the simplicity,
flow and colour of this amazing medium! By painting subject matters such as the figure,
portraiture, still life and landscape, you will lift the lid off your creative interior and give yourself
‘room to breathe’!

This class is suitable for beginners, as well as those with more experience who are looking to improve their skills.
Harinder is continuing to run her watercolour painting classes online in January 2021.

The classes are taught via videos which are sent out once a week, with personal critique of work each week. Please contact Harinder for more details.
M: 07833 345 538

Harinder is also running face to face class at Heath Robinson Museum. Please contact the museum directly for more information:

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