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.


Lisette Degioanni

Lisette graduated in 2007 with a BA (Hons) Fine Art from Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen. She originally studied history of art at Kingston University, London and trained as a ceramic artist before raising her family. It was her return to full-time education at Gray’s which enabled her to explore through her work the constraints women often face not being able to do what they want in life, not being able to put themselves first and being caught up in the ‘machinery of life’. Since studying at Gray’s Lisette has won the prestigious David Gordon Memorial Trust Award from the Royal Scottish Academy (RSA),s as well as being awarded the John Kinross Scholarship (also by the RSA) which enabled her to travel to Florence to experience the city’s classical art and architecture. Lisette lives and works in Banchory, Kincardineshire.