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Why you should visit West Berkshire & North Hampshire Open Studios 2016

Are you a lover of art? Have you ever wondered about the working practices of your favourite artists? Would you love to see inside their art studios? If you answered yes to any of these questions then West Berkshire & North Hampshire Open Studios 2016 is the event for you.

Open studios is just as it […]

By | April 13th, 2016|Art fairs and events, News|0 Comments

Lily Pepper comes out in support of Norwich City Football Club

Here’s our elephant, Lily Pepper, seen here supporting the local team while in Norwich along with fellow elephant ‘Party Garden’. Fortunately she’s wearing the club colours so the addition of a scarf makes the ensemble complete and Norwich City Football Club gain a new fan.

The Elephant Parade herd arrive at intu Chapelfields on April 7th […]

By | April 16th, 2014|Art fairs and events, Elephant Parade UK Tour 2013/14, News|0 Comments

Karen Hollis designed Elephant Lily Pepper discovers Manchester

Lily Pepper has left the studio (or rather the kitchen!). Painting is now completed and she is off to join the herd. However, before joining the other elephants at the Intu Trafford Centre our elephant Lily Pepper discovers Manchester.

She was taken around the city of Manchester meeting […]

By | October 2nd, 2013|Elephant Parade UK Tour 2013/14, News|0 Comments

New Elephant Parade UK Tour 2013 sponsored by intu

The Elephant Parade is back in the UK by popular demand with the Elephant Parade UK Tour

Due to popular demand there is a new Elephant Parade UK Tour starting on 21st July.  The exhibition will travel the country for 375 days finishing in London in July next year. It means that hopefully everyone will get […]

By | June 18th, 2013|Elephant Parade UK Tour 2013/14, News|0 Comments

The Reading Contemporary Art Fair 2013

Karen Hollis exhibits new paintings at the Fourth Reading Contemporary Art Fair.

I just want to say thank you to all of the people that came to visit the stand at the Reading Contemporary Art Fair. It was so nice to talk about how passionate I am about my work. I was also able to find […]

By | April 29th, 2013|Art fairs and events, News|0 Comments

Karen Hollis takes part in a radio interview for AIRwaves on Blast1386

It was an interesting Tuesday this week as I made my way to Reading College to do my first ever radio interview for AIRwaves, a programme on BLAST1386.com the student web radio channel.

AIRwaves is a one hour programme hosted by Suzanne Stallard from Jelly Reading. […]

By | April 23rd, 2013|Art fairs and events|0 Comments

Preparation for the Reading Contemporary Art Fair 2013

I’m really looking forward to this years Reading Contemporary Art Fair. I missed last years event for a very good reason, it was my aunts 100th birthday! But these events are such a great opportunity to talk to people about what they like about your work and […]

By | April 20th, 2013|Art fairs and events, News|0 Comments

The Big Egg Hunt London 2012 Finale draws to a close

All of the eggs enchanted London and achieved sensational prices at auction as part of the Big Egg Hunt London 2012 Finale. The event has benefited both Elephant Family and Action for Children. Thousands of Londoners and tourists hunted down the eggs to marvel at them. Now they have all gone to new homes where […]

By | May 29th, 2012|The Big Egg Hunt|0 Comments

See Pretty Polly do a turn in our animated Video

Just a little video of Pretty Polly for your amusement

By | March 6th, 2012|The Big Egg Hunt|0 Comments

The Big Egg Hunt London begins with Pretty Polly now in situ.

The Big Egg Hunt London is under way and Pretty Polly is Egg 43. She is now happily floating in St James’s Park just about as close to Buckingham Palace as it’s possible to get. It’s a great location and thanks are in order for Dillon from the Big Egg Hunt Team who came up […]

By | March 6th, 2012|News, The Big Egg Hunt|0 Comments

Blue thou art, intensely blue; Flower, whence came thy dazzling hue? James Montgomery, British poet, 1771 - 1854