DAN network exhibitions


Exhibitions in October

Droitwich Arts Network has a several venues where artists (payed DAN members) can present their arts. The exhibitions are on for the whole month or for two weeks period, and all venues are in the centre of Droitwich.

The Park’s Café at Victoria Square hosts the exhibition of Claire Hilton until 31 October. Claire is a freelance mixed media artist who works in wide range of techniques – from traditional oils and watercolours to 3D assemblages made from photography and lost & found objects.

Hanbury Hall exhibition 2016 application form

Hanbury Hall exhibition 2016 will be held from 4th until 10th October in the Long Gallery. All full (paid up) DAN members are eligible to submit their applications until 20th September. This year the rules are changed a bit and the number of entries per artist is 4 pictures and the fee is £3 per item. There is possibility to have some pictures in reserve, in the case of the main entry was sold. The browsers will be available for unframed pictures at the fee of 50p per picture. Artists are welcome to bring their cards (printed or handmade) and the fee is £1 for a lot. Additionally there will be some provision of small items (ceramics/ jewellery, etc.). The fees are to be paid on the 3rd October, day of bringing in and setting up the exhibition at Hanbury Hall. 

Watercolour silhouette painting by Dot Humphries

Droitwich library hosts a new mini-exhibition of DAN member Dorothy Humphries. She will have her watercolour silhouette ‘The Goose Girl’ on display in period of 3 – 17 September on the ground floor of the library.

Dorothy said about her picture: “I painted it from a photograph taken about 13 years ago, of my Grand daughter Lydia Alice, she was feeding a swan or goose (can’t remember!) in Vines Park. I painted it soon after taking the photograph, remembered it and decided to do it again, I enjoyed doing it the first time so much.”

dot-the-goose-girl

‘Children’s prints’ in the Button Tree Café

Rosie Philpott is a local artist based in Droitwich Spa. After studying Fine Art and English Literature at Worcester University, she is excited to be making a living as an artist and illustrator. Rosie is best known for her quirky paintings and, in particular, ‘Wonky Droitwich’.

The Button Tree
Rosie is displaying her Children’s Prints in The Button Tree Café this month. Alongside these you can also find a booklet with full of fun designs. These signed prints can be purchased at A4 size in a white frame for £18 and with a child’s name added for a further £3. They make lovely gifts!