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“Portraits of Puzzling Times” Collection Release

“Portraits of Puzzling Times” Collection Release

  💖What do you think they’re thinking?🤨#portraitsofpuzzlingtimes 🧩 Y’all... I am really pumped about my little puzzling creative project!  I feel ...

“I Want to Fly Away” Birds Oil Painting Release

“I Want to Fly Away” Birds Oil Painting Release

Sometimes I feel like I just need to fly away, that fight or flight kicks in and I daydream of sprinting as far as I can or sneaking away to a tropical island, but then reality hits and I’m reminded that the entire earth as we know it is frozen.

Carefree in a Covid World - Spring 2020 Print Release

Carefree in a Covid World - Spring 2020 Print Release

Today's the day!  These limited edition 8x10" prints of my digital sketches are live in the Dorothy Art Shop!  These eight illustrations are a ref...

Wizard of Oz Nursery

Wizard of Oz Nursery

Artist Dorothy Collier creates a Wizard of Oz Nursery for her daughter, Coco.  Photography by Coley Spencer.

Finding Inspiration Through the Past

Finding Inspiration Through the Past

Happy Summer!  Whew, how is it halfway through 2018 guys?!  I feel that this year my spring and summer collections grew in brightness and shifted t...

2017: A Year of Renewal

2017: A Year of Renewal

Sometime this year, I ran across the quote "Invest in people who invest in you."  It hit me right in the face.  Throughout 2017 I met so many new people who are excited to be in their creative journeys alongside me.  I have surrounded myself with people who want to grow and for that I am so thankful.  To those who have supported me and my art venture this year and in the past, a heartfelt thank you.  I am continued to be amazed that I get to create artwork, doing what I love, FOR A LIVING!