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Diana Curley at Hanbury Hall

Diana Curley is one of the newest DAN members, but she has been creative and artistic all her life, even though professionally life took her in a different direction.  After retiring she decided to go back to her first love, the art, and she dedicated 9 years to studying for her BA(Hons) Painting Degree at the Open University of the Creative Arts. 

The exhibition at the Long Gallery is Diana’s degree show and it sums up her interest in both paintings and sculpture, that are delicately interwoven and live together in a very natural way. An important element of Diana’s work is a movement. It is present in her colourful sculptures in an automatic or manual mechanical way, or spontaneous movements with the flow of air. The movement is present even in 2D paintings through the cleverly cut shapes that seem to move around the surface. 

‘A Noisy Affair’

Hanbury Hall closing celebration

Hanbury Hall exhibition was closed on Monday 30th October with a small celebration, that includes trophy exchanging, poetry reading and food. The general feeling is, and the numbers proved it, that this year’s exhibition is the best so far. The quality of artworks, number of visitors (3358!) and their positive feedback, as well as enthusiasm of all stewards during the three weeks of the exhibition, was the best ever. The spirit of Droitwich Arts Network was clearly visible at all points and the success was a natural result. 

Peter Hawkins (DAN vice chair), Julia Hunt (2016 winner), Kenneth Robinson (2017 winner) and John Bodley

Hanbury Hall exhibition 2017

As in previous years, October is the time when Droitwich Arts Network holds their annual exhibition in The Long Gallery at Hanbury Hall. Celebrating the best of local talent, this exhibition includes work in a variety of different styles and mediums created by artists and photographers from within and beyond Droitwich Spa area. 33 artists are presenting their original art, prints, cards, and handmade crafts during 3 weeks, until 30th October, when the exhibition will be closed and a small celebration will be held. 

Hanbury Hall exhibition is opening soon

Droitwich Arts Network is organising its annual group exhibition in the Long Gallery in Hanbury Hall, The National Trust property near Droitwich. The exhibition will feature artworks by 33 local artists from 11 October to 29 October and visitors will have an opportunity to enjoy art in different media and styles, as well as purchase original paintings and cards. 

During the exhibition, visitors will be encouraged to vote for the favourite artwork and to enjoy a poetry reading by local poets. The gallery will be attended by stewards who will welcome visitors, help with inquiries and sales. 

Information flyers about the exhibition are available in Droitwich library, The Park’s Cafe and other local places.

Hanbury Hall exhibition 2016