The 53 Trees of Western Road, acrylic and ink on paper. Street tree campaign in Sheffield 2018
Recent paintings, prints & drawings
Avivson Gallery, Highgate, London
23 Oct - 23 November, 2019
The first comprehensive exhibition of portraits by Dan including paintings of his most recent sitters. New etchings will be released including unseen paintings and studies. A fully illustrated catalogue with an introduction by Andrew Lambirth is available HERE
Book collaboration with poet Robert Minhinnick
A book collaboration between poet and artist. Both Dan and Robert Minhinnick have been inspired by the dunes of Merthyr Mawr, South Wales. This book is published by Raven Made Press and a series of readings and exhibitions in connection will take place over 2019 / 2020. Purchase book HERE
The Pop Troubadour -Marc Almond, Oil on canvas 2019
In collaboration with Amnesty International UK
Following a recent unveiling of portraits by of Marc Almond and Rachel Johnson at L'Escargot, Soho.
An exhibition of recent portraits by Dan. The exhibition will include unseen portrait paintings and drawings for sale, featuring sitters as diverse as HM the Queen, the last WW1 veterans that Dan sat with such as Harry Patch and Henry Allingham and pop icons such as Michael Jackson and David Bowie. A diverse collection that will coincide with Dan's launch for his Portraits for Amnesty series in collaboration with Amnesty International. More info HERE
Portraits at Sea
Saturday 22 September - Sunday 16 December 2018
Hull Maritime Museum
The characters and stories of Hull’s seafarers are brought to life in this exhibition of portraits by Dan Llywelyn Hall.
During 2017 – Hull’s City of Culture year Dan had numerous sittings with the men who shaped the seafaring industry. Although based in the Merchant Navy club Dan met both fishermen and merchant seamen and heard how occupations changed as a response to the challenging times faced by the city’s maritime community.
An accompanying film documentary by Ann-Marie Conlon shows Dan carrying out the sittings and discussing the lives and roles played by the mariners who formed a vital part of Hull’s social history.
Order catalogue HERE
Reuniting the Dambusters for the 75TH Anniversary
A historic portrait exhibition took place in London and reunited the last surviving British Dambuster, Squadron Leader George 'Johnny' Johnson MBE, DFM, now aged 96 with his 132 squadron members.
The night of 16th/17th May 2018 marked the 75th anniversary of the famous 'Dambuster' raid over Germany by 617 Squadron of the RAF using the ‘bouncing bombs’ invented by Barnes Wallis. The raid was dramatised in the classic 1955 film, ‘The Dam Busters’.
To order the commemorative limited edition book featuring all 133 portraits
of all the Dambusters with introduction by Johnny Johnson please visit the STORE
See a short film produced by ITV on the making of Dambusters Reunited HERE
Read about Fred Sutherland's unveiling of Dan's portrait in Canada HERE
Read about the project and the plan for exhibition in May HERE
Watch an ITV production of the portraits in progress HERE