Schywll - The Great Spring of Glamorgan
To benefit New Welsh Review (publication)
A hand-coloured A3 (limited edition of 30) lino-cut ‘Schywll - The Great Spring of Glamorgan’, a copy of the book collaboration with Robert Minhinnick - The Dunes.
Priced at £145 Purchase HERE until 27 March, 2020
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
Mr Brexit (Nigel Farage)
Unveiled 30.1.20, London.
Oil on canvas, 100x70cm
On Brexit eve, Nigel Farage unveiled his portrait by Dan at L'Escargot, London. The portrait was made following a sitting in 2018 and is on a live public online auction HERE
The first comprehensive exhibition of portraits by Dan including paintings of his most recent sitters took place at Avivson Gallery. A small selection of pieces are left available at the gallery. A fully illustrated catalogue with an introduction by Andrew Lambirth is available HERE
The 53 Trees of Western Road, acrylic and ink on paper. Street tree campaign in Sheffield 2018
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
The Pop Troubadour -Marc Almond, Oil on canvas 2019
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