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CHILDREN'S BOOKS

22/04/2019
ILLUSTRATIONS AND CHILDRENS 2014 - In 2016 Meg Hawkins Illustrations was founded with the idea of creating quirky and fun loving illustrations, from which a series of children books called ‘The adventures of Scratch and Hedgy’ was born. Over 12 months Meg’s books became popular and the demand for grew. Her books are full of morals as the stories of a special friendship between Scratch the dog and Hedgy the hedgehog develop. She produced 12 in the series and then went on to writing and illustrating two more children’s books, ‘Journey to Lost Toy Island’ and...

Local collaboration with Meg and Champion and Reeves

30/10/2017
JACQULAINE CHAMPION "I have long admired Meg's work and I have previously bought her cards and pictures. When Partridges London asked us to make a special box of chocolates for them, in connection with the Chelsea Flower show, I immediately thought of Meg for the artwork. Meg has been excellent to work with. Meg is happy to discuss ideas whilst keeping her integrated as an artist which is a perfect combination. I am very happy with the result that our joint collaboration and our client, Partridges London are also delighted with the finished box."

Colchester Zoo Win Signed Print courtsy of Widdop & Co

01/01/1970
Attending the International Spring Fair 2019, the award-winning nature artist Meg Hawkins donated a limited edition signed print to a competition on WIDDOP’s magnificent stand. The framed Zebra watercolour print exemplifies Meg’s unique and beautiful style which has seen her win Best Home, Gift and Clothing Products at the glee Awards with her recent venture into giftware. Working in collaboration with the North Manchester based design-led giftware supplier, Meg’s delightful work is now available on a licensed range of home accessories and gift items from cushions to mugs and wall...

Finalist for the Rural Bunnies Awards

01/01/1970
Meg Hawkins Art has been shortlisted in the Midlands Best Rural Business Start Up Category of the Rural Business Awards 2018/19! Shropshire lass, Meg Hawkins is a licensed, published watercolour artist whose work features on greetings cards, prints, gifts and homeware. Her unique style and prolific work rate have earnt Meg loyal fans and customers throughout the UK since her brand was launched. She is thrilled to have been shortlisted by the Rural Business Awards in recognition of her brand’s intimate relationship with the countryside in which it was born. The Rural Business Awards...

Our First licensing with My Gift Trade

01/01/1970
Artist signs deal at Harrogate Home & Gift Buyers' Festival. Meg Hawkins Art is delighted to announce her first ever FMCG and homewares license. My Gifts Trade will reproduce a range of Meg's pieces on home and giftware, which will launch in February 2018. Says Meg: 'This takes my art to a whole new audience and I'm so excited to be working with My Gifts Trade as they have such a strong heritage and work with a number of leading brands.' After exhibiting at several trade shows in the past few months, Meg Hawkins watercolour artist and designer has expanded her licensing more...

Widdop & Co Collaborates with Artist Meg Hawkins - Homeware

01/01/1970
Homeware and giftware supplier Widdop & Co. has added Shropshire artist Meg Hawkins to its portfolio of 22 brands, all of which are exclusive to the Meg Hawkins is a licensed, published watercolour artist, whose work features on greetings cards, prints, gifts and homeware. She said: “I’m delighted to be working with Widdop & Co., and their enthusiasm for my work and commitment to my brand has marked a significant development in the growth of MHA (Meg Hawkins Art]. “It’s been a real pleasure to design an exclusive collection for the company and I’m really excited...