Exhibitions

2024

The fourth Concrete Castles exhibition, curated by Tim Craven, is now showing at the Royal Engineers Museum, Gillingham, Kent, January 16 - December 22 2024.

2023

Shaftesbury Open. Shaftesbury Arts Centre. December.

April: The third Concrete Castles exhibition, 'Concrete Castles - Britain’s War Defences of 1940', was shown in Wales, at the Shire Hall Museum, Agincourt Square, Monmouth, NP25 3DY. April to December 2023.

St Ives, Porthmear Studios, Spot The Artist, Charity Sale, St Ives September Festival 2023.

2022

The second Concrete Castles exhibition, National Trust Coleshill, SN6 7PT, between Swindon and Oxford. July 30 - September 11. The exhibition was again curated by Tim Craven.

Black Swan Arts Open 2022, Black Swan Arts, 2 Bridge Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BB. 15 July to September 11. Dick had two of his works selected for this significant exhibition.

117th Open Exhibition of the Bath Society of Artists, Victoria Art Gallery, Bridge St, Bath. May 14 - July 2.

2021

Dick exhibited in the exciting exhibition 'Concrete Castles - Britain's War defences 1940'. This exhibition, with a fully illustrated catalogue, was curated by Tim Craven. The exhibition, at Bodmin Keep, Cornwall's Army Museum, ran from July 27 to December 4 2021.

St Ives, Porthmear Studios, Spot The Artist, Charity Sale, St Ives September Festival 2021

'Brushes with Colour', with Dorset artists Heather Gibbons and Heather MacGregor at The Fine Foundation Gallery, Durlston Castle, September 2021

Dick took part in Dorset Art Weeks 2021, 22 May - 6 June., with Joan Scott, Barbara Davis and John Austin-Williams.

Earlier Exhibitions

Bath Society of Artists 115th Annual Open Exhibition 2020. Online only, The Victoria Gallery, Bath website.
Virtual Open Exhibition 2020, November 2 - January 3 2021.

Black Swan Arts Open 2019, Black Swan Arts, 2 Bridge Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BB

St Ives, Porthmear Studios, Spot The Artist, Charity Sale, St Ives September Festival 2019

Horatio's Garden Chelsea Secret Art Sale 2019

Royal West of England Academy (RWA) Bristol 166th Annual Open Exhibition, 2018

Art on a Postcard Secret Auction, London and online, 2018.This two-week event raised over £80,000 for research into Hepatitis C. Both of Dick's works were purchased during the auction.

Mottisfont Open 2018 Mottisfont Abbey, near Romsey, Hants.

Dick had a solo show during October 2018, in Shaftesbury - Dick Hewitson: Objects in the Dorset Landscape
Shaftesbury Arts Centre, 13 Bell Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8AR.
This show included recent works looking at Dorset WW2 coastal defences, specifically pillboxes, lookouts and Dragons' Teeth, together with landscapes and abstracts.

St Ives, Porthmear Studios, Spot The Artist, Charity Sale, St Ives September Festival 2018

The Summer Exhibition 2018, Royal Society of Arts (RA), London

DAW 2018 (Dick's Dorset Art Weeks exhibition at his home / studio).

Wet Paint - Dorset Visual Arts exhibition at the Allsop Gallery, Bridport Arts Centre. May 2018

Bath Society of Artists 113th Annual Open Exhibition 2018.
Victoria Gallery, Bridge Street, Bath, BA2 4AT

The St Barbe Open Exhibition 2018 - St Barbe Museum, Lymington.

Dick exhibited in a Creative Coverage exhibition, with five other artists from Devon, Cornwall and Dorset, in the ground floor gallery space at Bridport Arts Centre, during December and January. 12 of Dick's works in this show were more abstract pieces on 12" wood panels.

'Inside Dorset', Gallery Upstairs Open 2017, The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole.

RWA (Royal West of England Academy) 165th Annual Open Exhibition 2017. RWA Bristol.

St Ives, Porthmear Studios, Spot The Artist, Charity Sale, St Ives September Festival 2017

Dorchester Arts Open 2017, Duke's Gallery, Copper St, Dorchester DT1 1GA. July 2017

Black Swan Arts Open 2016, Black Swan Arts, 2 Bridge Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BB.
Dick was awarded a 'Highly Commended' by the judges for his work in this prestigious show.

Mottisfont Open Exhibition, Mottisfont Abbey, Nr Romsey, Hants. 2016

DAW 2016 (Dick's Dorset Art Weeks exhibition at his home / studio).

Summer Exhibition 2016, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 2016

Boundaries 2, L'Artishe Gallery, Swanage. 2016

Dorset Visual Arts Interrogating* Projects exhibition at the Fine Foundation Gallery, Durlston Country Park 2016
*(Interrogating Landscapes, the Figure and Materials)

'100 Cubed' Open Exhibition at L'Artishe Gallery, Swanage. 2016.

Planet Art / Peacock Open (Poole) 2015

RWA (Royal West of England Academy, Bristol) 163rd Annual Open Exhibition 2015

New Visions V Annual Open Exhibition at The Grant Bradley Gallery, Bristol, 2015

Dorchester Open 2015. Dorchester Arts Centre

RWA (Royal West of England Academy, Bristol) 162nd Annual Open Exhibition 2014

DAW 2014 (Dick's Dorset Art Weeks exhibition at his home / studio).

Poole Open at Poole Museum, 2014

PEDAS / Gallery Upstairs Open Exhibition 2013

DVA Dorset Art Fair Open Exhibition 2013

L’Artishe Gallery Drawing Open Exhibition 2013

Town Mill Open Exhibition, Lyme Regis, 2012.

‘Kimmeridge’ Open Exhibition, L’Artishe Gallery Swanage, 2012

‘Harbour 21’ Exhibition at Grant Bradley Gallery Bristol, 2012.

‘Edges’ Open Exhibition PEDAS / Peacock Gallery 2011.

Two-artist exhibition Metamorphosis 2015

November 2015: Honiton exhibition Metamorphosis (Dick Hewitson & Devon-based artist Maisie Parker). Metamorphosis was held at the wonderful exhibition space of the new Woodhayes Gallery, Luppitt, Honiton, Devon.

Three-man show 'addelphi' Exhibition in Poole, Dorset, 2014.

Dick exhibited in this three-man show, as part of the exhibiting group addelphi - Three Poole Painters. (27 November- 8 December 2014), with Arnold Cox and David Westhead. The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park

 

Painting samples