Portraits

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 in the gallery. Further information HERE

The Dunes

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 

Portrait Amnesty

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

Dambusters Reunited

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

'Amy's Glance' Acrylic on canvas, 2009-2012
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