DAN network exhibitions


Colin Jack’s “Not My Usual Style” exhibition in The Hive, Worcester

Colin Jack has opened his solo exhibition in The Hive in Worcester with a huge selection of his paintings. The exhibition is in the main exhibition hall (atrium) and it will be open until 25th February. It comprises about 90 paintings of various themes and styles that can be placed in 5 groups: Worcester, seascapes, Japanese style, still life, flowers/other. 

Art activities in February

Though February is the shortest month, it is a lot of things going on at the moment. The exhibitions in Park’s Cafe are always very popular and this month we can see two artists. Roger Ricketts opened his exhibition in January and the paintings for this exhibition are mostly dedicated to Love and Valentine’s Day. Roger’s paintings are made in mixed media and resin and they attracted a lot of interest. 

From 19th February, Park’s Cafe will host the exhibition of Rosie Philpott’s artworks. Her watercolour and ink illustrations of wonky Droitwich with many of the town’s important spots (canal, Vines Park, Dodderhill Church…) are well recognisable. 

Rosie Philpott

Local artists kick off 2019 with a Group Exhibition

Droitwich Arts Network is kicking off 2019 with a group exhibition at Park’s Café in Droitwich Spa, running until 22nd January. The display includes works by 14 artists. Many of the exhibits were winners of the public vote in the network’s annual exhibition at Hanbury Hall in 2018.

Rosie Philpott, artist and secretary of DAN is thrilled to have organised the display. “There’s a great variety of styles within the network and it’s lovely to see them alongside each other. It should spark a lot of conversation and it’s great to give the public another chance to see their favourites”.

A different DAN artist exhibits every month at Park’s Café. It is such a popular venue that it is already fully booked for 2019! Owner, Paul Richardson says “Myself and my customers always look forward to the DAN group exhibitions and over the last 7 years of them being held at Parks, they have never disappointed”.

Artists posing with their paintings

Droitwich Arts Network showcase at Hanbury Hall

The exhibition in the Long Gallery at Hanbury Hall near Droitwich is the most important event of the year for DAN members. This year’s exhibition will be open for three weeks and will be closed on 3rd November. The private view on 11th October was attended by artists, their family and friends, as well as supporters of local arts. The exhibition was opened by Councillor Mrs Christine Bowden, the Mayor of Droitwich Spa.

A huge response of local artists, Droitwich Arts Network members, brings together paintings and crafts in a wide range of techniques including oils, acrylics, watercolours, drawings, fibre and textiles. Displayed crafts, such as jewellery and textiles, are a new feature in DAN’s exhibitions. Hopefully, it will be opportunities to see it more in the future. Some of the artists have a range of greeting cards, prints and calendars.