Own Art makes it easy and affordable to buy contemporary art and craft. Own Art is Creative Scotland's loan scheme. You can borrow from £100 up to £2,500 at 0% APR repayable over 10 months in equal monthly installments.

* The money can be put towards original paintings, sculpture and prints. You must be 18 years or over and be a UK resident and can apply via Gallery Heinzel, one of the network of over 300 UK galleries supporting the scheme.

*Subject to status. Terms & conditions apply.

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Donald Macdonald

Donald was born on the Isle of Lewis in 1976 and after a short time in the Scottish Infantry he moved to Aberdeen and gained a degree in Fine Art. After living and painting in Denmark and Glasgow for several years, he now lives and works in Elgin, Moray. "I have a very keen interest in the contrasts between the deliberate nature of photorealism and the more accidental side of expressionism and how the two can work together on the same canvas. For example, how runs of paint can transform a technically photorealistic object. It fascinates me how these opposites can create something 'else', something new. I think it is very important for my work to elicit emotion and 'feeling' for the viewer, to be able to work on different levels and not just the visual.”

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Aiden Milligan

Aiden Milligan graduated from Gray’s School of Art with a Masters in Fine Art in 2018. At his bachelors degree show a year earlier he was awarded the BP Fine Art Award and The Wood Group Purchase Prize. He has won additional prizes at the Royal Scottish Academy Open Exhibition and a residency in 2019 at Dumfries House awarded by the Royal Drawing School. Since graduating he has show in prestigious galleries in London, Copenhagen, Aberdeen and Glasgow.

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Arran Ross

Arran Ross has been painting, lecturing and traveling for many years. He graduated from Edinburgh College of Art in 1987 going on to be awarded a Masters from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design. The award winning artist has exhibited widely throughout Scotland and across Europe. From 1999 to 2016 he lectured at Edinburgh College of Art. This was followed by an extensive period of travel in France, Holland, the Hebrides and Northern Isles, Ireland, Spain and Finland. His work is held in the public collections of the Perth Museum and Art Gallery, The Fergusson Gallery, Perth, the Arbuthnott Museum and Art Gallery and the Monaghan County Museum, Ireland.

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Calum Stevenson

Calum Stevenson is a Scottish painter attending Glasgow School of Art studying for a Masters Degree in Painting. Calum graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in 2019. His work is primarily inspired by his surroundings and experiences growing up in and around the area of Cumbernauld. Artist’s statement “Being in Cumbernauld throughout my life I have admired the grim beauty of brutalist architecture. When I was a child, I became unwell on a family holiday that left me hooked up to an IV line in a foreign hospital. It is since that experience that I have been fascinated by my fear of medical practice that has become more of a phobic obsession. I combine my medical memories with childhood surroundings as I look back on the place that I have a strong yet unappreciated connection with. My works often result in an almost dream-like environment that plays on Cumbernauld’s original aim to be the city of the future.”

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    • Arran Ross

    • The Time Traveller's Oasis

    • Oil on canvas

    • 80 x 110 cm

    • £3,850

    • £250.00 pm + deposit

    • Arran Ross

    • Tree and Flood Plain

    • Oil on paper

    • 0 x 0 cm

    • £1,250

    • £125.00 per month

    • Arran Ross

    • The Sea of Uncertainty

    • Oil on canvas

    • 31 x cm

    • £950

    • £95.00 per month