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Bev Davies was immersed in art from an early age as her father, an engineer by trade, had a great love of it, involving teaching and encouraging Bev to have a go with everything from painting through to clay.
- Colours of Autumn and How the Changing Seasons have Influenced Art Through History
As we make our way through October, the glorious colours of Autumn start to transform the landscape and the spectacular scenery and changing colours of our local New Forest National Park is hard to top.
The woodlands and hedgerows are abundant with colour, from deeply hued plump ripened berries and chestnuts, to the fiery glow of leaves as their green pigment breaks down, revealing the red and yellow tints below.
- World Animal Day – Our Love of Animals and their Impact on Art
October 4th is World Animal Day. It dates as far back as 1925 when Heinrich Zimmermann organised the first celebration in Berlin, the mission of which is to unite the animal welfare movement and raise standards around the globe, giving a voice to those who can't speak for themselves....The date was specifically chosen as it is the feast day of Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals, beloved among Catholics and recognised for his remarkable way with animals and all living things....All around the world, animals have a strong impact on culture, and this is especially so in art. The treatment of the animal kingdom has long been raised through the arts.
- Brighten your Home this September with New Framed Prints
Now that the brighter days of Summer are behind us, why not look at brightening your home by adorning your walls with beautiful artwork? Wall art helps to define the character of your space, and acts as an extension of your personality, so it is a good idea to choose something that you connect with and which brings you joy – whether that is the artistic style, the subject or the colour palette.
- New Limited Edition Prints – Coming Soon
We have been working very hard this Summer to bring you a fantastic new range of limited edition prints – with the new collections to be released this September.
- Enjoy a Collection of Canine Inspired Art this US National Dog Month
National Dog Month in the US occurs during August and celebrates our canine companions. As any dog lover will attest, it is unsurprising that dogs are steadily the #1 pet of choice the world over. The bond between humans and dogs is certainly a joy to behold, as are the many artful depictions of our puppy pals
- Reclaiming Your Home and Decorating Your Home Office
As we navigate our way slowly along the 'roadmap out of lockdown', and carefully welcome a select few visitors back into our homes, some of us may be finding that we now need to reconsider how we use our living accommodation ... and, indeed, how it is styled.
- New Art to Impress Your Friends After Lockdown
Though the government has recently postponed the full easing of lockdown restrictions, people are still allowed to visit each other indoors (*rule of 6, or 2 households apply as per guidelines in England). Whilst the extroverted are already jumping back into the throes of pubs, post-lockdown parties, and shopping trips, their introverted counterparts may be anxiously treading the water. To mark your ‘new beginnings’ with a warm, welcoming home, we’ve rounded up some brilliant pieces that will liven any space across a range of budgets.
- Hopes for a Summer of Countryside Shows and Equestrian Events
With the UK following the 'roadmap' out of the latest lockdown, we find ourselves feeling hopeful for the year ahead. This is especially true when considering the return of the great Motoring, Equestrian and Countryside shows and events around the country that we so sorely missed last year.
This also means that Collier & Dobson will be back out there at shows this Summer, exhibiting our latest captivating collection of sculpture, original artwork, and limited edition prints.
- Meet the Artist - Bev Davies
We are pleased to have recently introduced Bev Davies and her lively and energetic wildlife paintings to the Collier Dobson portfolio of limited edition prints.
We're sure her work will be a hugely popular addition to our collection, so now is the perfect time to introduce her work and help you get to know the artist herself.
- Welcome back to our Sculpture Garden and Gallery
We're so pleased to finally be able to welcome you back to our Sculpture Garden and Gallery in Fordingbridge from next Monday 12th April.