Jenni Murphy News
- Summer Events are Back...and So is Collier & Dobson!
After a long year of disappointment, restrictions and uncertainty, it looks like we are finally beginning to see some light at the end of the tunnel. From equestrian events, to festivals and outdoor theatre, it seems that with lockdown tentatively being eased, we may finally be able to get back out there and enjoy some entertainment and cautious mingling away from home this summer.
- Meet the Artist - Jenni Murphy
We are lucky enough to have been publishing Jenni’s popular limited edition prints for a number of years now. Her work is instantly recognisable thanks to its quirky, almost 'surreal' qualities, and beautifully executed distortions of scale. The tiny intimate worlds she creates are filled with people barely more than a centimetre high and who are dominated by beautiful architectural elements and natural motifs that flutter and turn on the breeze.
- Artwork Featuring 'Hugs' and their Affect on our Wellbeing
From May 17th we were told that we were once again allowed to give our loved ones a hug ... albeit carefully - a “cautious cuddle”, as it has now been termed. This will have come as a great relief to many who have missed the comforting and stress relieving effect that a hug can have on us.
- Father's Day - Art, Accessories and Gift Ideas
With Father's Day (Sunday 20th June) just around the corner, now is the ideal time to start looking for that perfect present for Dad.
It wasn't until the early 1900s that Father's Day became an official holiday – with the US leading the way as one of the first nations to do so. However, it is possible that the annual celebration of fatherhood could have begun even earlier. Evidence can be traced back to 1508 and a Saint Joseph's Day marked in Catholic Europe.
- Art and Accessories - Mother's Day Gift Ideas
With Mother's Day (Sunday 14th March) just around the corner, now is the ideal time to start looking for that perfect present for Mum.
As we prepare to celebrate yet another Mother's Day in lockdown, we have more reason than ever to thank those special women in our life who have looked after us, homeschooled us, and supported us through these troubled times - and throughout our lives.