News

PDA Announce Young Artist Competition finalists

Shortlist has been announced for the title of ‘PDA Young Artist of the Year’. Winner to be named at The Great Dome Art Fair in July.


6th Annual Great Dome Art Fair – get your Preview Invitation now

PDA’s 6th Annual Great Dome Art Fair takes place on 20th & 21st July in Buxton. Preview evening 19th July.


‘Precious’ exhibition of paintings by Justine Nettleton

Exhibition of 19 paintings of precious stones inspired by a small piece of amber. Venue: Creswell Crags, Worksop to 7th September


Original Art Show Stockport Art Gallery 18/6 – 7/7

16 Peak District Artisans will be exhibiting at Stockport Art Gallery


‘Astound’ Graduate exhibition by emerging Leek artists including Joanne Reay

Astound 2013 – Nicholson Institute, Leek until 15th June. Exhibition of work by graduates from Leek School of Art.


Rob Wilson commissioned to capture this year’s Ashes

One of our members has been commissioned by Lancashire County Cricket Club as their official artist capturing this year’s Invest


Richard Prime in May issue of Derbyshire Life Magazine

PDA member, wildlife artist Richard Prime is the featured artist in the May issue of Derbyshire Life Magazine.


Workshops Galore on our Calendar!

Sandra Orme, Pauline Townsend, Ingrid Karlsson-Kemp & Jenny Mather have all scheduled their 2013 workshops on the Calendar. Get creative!


PDA at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Manchester May 2013

Exhibition at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Deansgate, Manchester from 1st-31st May by 9 PDA members


2013 Young Artist of the Year

Our annual search to find the most talented young artists. Our 2013 Young Artist of the Year competition closes on 13th April.


Three new PDA Members

PDA are pleased to announce the selection of three new members: Rachel Emmerson, Joanne Reay and Dewsnaps Woollens


PDA members exhibit at Sock Gallery

Eleven PDA members are exhibiting at Sock Gallery from 28th March – 11th May


Sue Gorman new exhibition at Opus Gallery

‘Passion for Colour’ exhibition of porcelain ceramics by Sue Gorman at Opus Gallery, Ashbourne. Runs to end of March.


PDA at Chatsworth

LAST WEEK of our Spring Exhibition at Chatsworth in the Carriage House Restaurant . Must end on 2nd March.


Alison Counsell at Millennium Gallery

Alison Counsell has work in ‘Designed to Shine’ 100 years of stainless steel exhibition at Sheffield Millennium Galleries


PDA new 2013 Brochure now available!

Make sure you get a copy of our new brochure


Paul Tavernor in the news

Wildlife artist Paul Tavernor is the subject of a 3 page feature in the February issue of Cheshire Life magazine


Lynne Wilkinson exhibiting at Heartbeat Gallery, Sheffield until 12th Jan

Fine artist Lynne Wilkinson will be exhibiting paintings at the Heartbeat Gallery, The Orchard Centre, Sheffield until 12th January


Lucy Palmer at the Harley Gallery ‘Room of Dreams’

Jewellery by Lucy Palmer selected for exhibition at the Harley Gallery in Worksop until 24th Dec.


Justine Nettleton’s latest work on show

‘Finish Positions’ – an exhibition inspired by young dancers at Déda. From 29th Nov – 23rd Feb.


Eddie Hallam demonstration & exhibition

Watch Eddie Hallam demonstrate his life-size wildlife sculptures 30th Nov – 9th Dec.


Elizabeth Forrest exhibiting at Craft in the Bay, Cardiff 17th Nov – 6th Jan

Elizabeth Forrest is taking part in ‘A Splash of Colour’ at Craft in the Bay, Cardiff from 17th November – 6th January


Helen Meakin, Justine Nettleton and Lucy Palmer at Banks Mill Open Studios 23rd-25th Nov.

Helen, Justine & Lucy will be selling their latest work at the Banks Mil studios in Derby this weekend.


Alison Counsell at Harley Gallery Arts Market 24th & 25th November

Alison Counsell will be exhibiting a full range of Wapenmaps and Map’n’lites : unique flat pack ideas……ideal for Christmas posting!


Pauline Townsend at Great Liverpool Art Fair 24th November

Pauline Townsend will be exhibiting her silk paintings at the Great Liverpool Art Fair in the Royal Liver Building, Pier Head on 24th November.


A Gorgeous Christmas Contemporary Craft and Fine Food Fair

High quality fair on 17th & 18th November at Coalbrooke, Ironbridge includes Lucy Palmer and Newfields Gallery


PDA announces 8 new members!

Ann Bates, Ruth Robinson, Sylvia Glover, Rita Chang, Judith Brown, Keith Wright, Brian & Maggie Robinson have all been selected to join PDA


Great Peak District Fair

Peak District Artisans help make 2012 Great Peak District Fair best yet.


Manchester in Vogue; Solo show by Rob Wilson at Contemporary Six

Award winning artist Rob Wilson is using vogue patterns in his highly creative mixed-media [..]


Yvonne Oates New exhibition in Art Cafe, Buxton

Yvonne Oates has a new exhibition of work in the Art Cafe, Pavilion Gardens, Buxton from 5th November – 7th January.


Weekend Shopping Company’s Christmas Art & Design event

Alison Counsell & Zoe Badger at the Devonshire Dome, Buxton 10th & 11th Nov with the Weekend Shopping Company. An ideal Christmas shopping weekend.


Lynne Wilkinson Exhibition at the Heartbeat Gallery, Sheffield

Lynne will be exhibiting a selection of original paintings, giclee prints and cards from 2 Nov to 12 Jan


Elizabeth Forrest at the RBSA Members & Associates Exhibition

Lettering artist Elizabeth Forrest is exhibiting with the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists from 24th Oct – 24th Nov.


Focus on Drawing with Mark Langley

Exhibition – Mark will be exhibiting at the Patchings Art Centre from 6 Oct