Jolomo awarded OBE by Queen at Holyrood

Dr John Lowrie Morrison (Jolomo)  has been awarded an OBE for services to art and charity in Scotland.

At the Scottish Investiture in Edinburgh on 5th July 2011, Dr John Lowrie Morrison was presented by ER Elizabeth II with an OBE for services to Art and Charity.

When asked what the Queen had said John replied: "She asked what I painted and I said I paint the Western Isles and that is when she gave me the most beautiful smile. It obviously just connected with her."