Peak District Artisans Whitworth - 45b

Location: Darley Dale, matlock / Genre: Art, Photography, Lino Print

Artist Statement

Peak District Artisans at The Whitworth

Individual Creativity. Collective Excellence

P.D.A is a highly successful association of some of the best professional fine artists and contemporary artisans based in and around the Derbyshire and Staffordshire Peak District.

Showing at The Ballroom,  Whitworth Centre will be eight of their members;

Lottie Adams – Lottie is a self-taught lino print artist, inspired by contrasts in light and shade and capturing the spirit of her subjects.

Ian Daisley – Landscape Photographer. Ians Fine Art Photography embodies his personal vision of the landscape.

Steve Elliott – Pastel painting in contemporary style inspired by landscape.Steves light-filled paintings capture the spirit and atmosphere of the Derbyshire landscape.

Craig Longmuir – Craig paints the Peak District landscape from direct observation in oils creating a tension between the image being recognisable and abstracted. Colour is used expressively to convey an emotional response to the landscape.

Jenny Mather – Jenny paints in wild locations to catch saturated moments in rhythmic watercolours and rich oils. Her meditational images are based on music and poetry.

Bethan Nadin – Bethans acrylic landscape paintings are vibrant and fresh. She finds inspiration outdoors across the U.K, anywhere from coastlines and sea cliffs, to ridge lines and mountain ranges.

Jo Polmear – Jos work is full of colour, texture and light. She works in watercolours, oils and mixed media to create expressive landscapes, woodlands, flowers and still life.

Liz Wellby – Liz explores a range of images through drawing, print and sculpture taking a fresh look at traditional themes; home, countryside and the domestic environment can be seen in her work.

The Ballroom at The Whitworth is in the centre of Darley Dale, on the A6  between Bakewell and Matlock. It is a historic venue with a cafe, parkland and extensive parking.

Venue Information

The Ballroom
The Whitworth Centre
Darley Dale, matlock

In the centre of Darley Dale on the A6 between Bakewell and Matlock. Large car park on site.

This venue has full disabled access

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