• 2014 PDA Young Artist of the Year Competition has now closed for entries

    3rd April, 2014

    Judging has commenced and shortlist will be announced soon!

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  • PDA Members support Blythe House Hospice

    3rd March, 2014

    Nine PDA members are taking part in ‘Beat the Blues’ at the Art CafĂ©, Buxton, an exhibition of original work supporting Blythe House Hospice

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  • PDA welcomes three new members

    4th March, 2014

    Textile Designer Jane Mitchell, artist Jill Ray and woodturner Roger Waterhouse have all been accepted for membership of the group.

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  • Sue Prince has work selected for major London exhibition

    8th February, 2014

    Sue’s painting of the Diamond Jubilee River Pageant selected for ‘Serco Prize for Illustration 2014 Exhibition’

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  • New PDA Brochure out now!

    31st January, 2014

    PDA’s new format full colour brochure is now available. Packed full of information about all the members, PDA shows, maps etc. Email for a copy.

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Distinctive decorative jewellery and silverware created with precious metals, gemstones and enamel.


Creative combinations of both innovative and traditional techniques used to make stunning ornamental and practical pieces.

Contemporary Artisan

Beautiful bespoke creations in materials ranging from glass, stone, metal, mosaic and wood. Time-honoured methods with a contemporary twist.

Fine Art

Extraordinary artwork ranging from paint to print, from stitching to collage, creating striking and award-winning work


Functional and fantastic - individually designed and handcrafted furniture for the home or business.


Atmospheric images using both darkroom and digital techniques with dramatic and original results.

Textile Design

Stunning stitching utilising texture, pattern and shape to weave wonderful artwork and clothing.

PDA Young Artist of the Year 2014