DAN network exhibitions


Peter Prinsep in Park’s Cafe

Peter Prinsep shows his pictures in Park’s Cafe during February (1 – 29 February 2016).

Having served 3 years at Mosley Art School, Birmingham, rather than moving to Art College, Peter who was fifteen at the time had the opportunity to start as an apprentice in an independent art studio. This beginning in Max Studios was the beginning of a 48 year career. Working as an artist in advertising and producing artwork for many leading Midland agencies and companies including Cadbury Schweppes, Dunlop, Pilkington, Sellafield, Bryant Homes and many other well known names.

New artwork on Library display

DAN member Karen Hotchkiss are exhibiting her artwork in the last two weeks in January. “The picture of ‘Elephants Greeting’ was done using pastels on a light grey Ingres paper,” says Karen about her artwork.”It was interesting finding all the different colours in the grey tones of the skin.”

Peter Hawkins’ paintings in Parks Cafe

Peter Hawkins is the artist for January at Park’s Café. “I am an amateur, preferring acrylics. I tend to paint landscapes most, though I love the challenge of portraits, too. Whilst I work from photos, I do not like to paint something I have not seen for myself. Photographs rarely get the colours right across the picture and often you need to make changes for the painting to work.”

Member’s exhibitions in 2016

Droitwich Arts Network members have an opportunity to exhibit their works in several venues across the town. It is possible to show artworks throughout the year at the Droitwich Library (limited space at ‘DAN table’ on the Library’s ground floor), Park’s Cafe (an excellent space for solo exhibitions that accomodates approx. 10 artworks, medium size), The Button Tree Cafe (the corner of the Cafe can accomodate approx. 8 medium size artworks) , the Old Library, Gardeners Arms…