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.


John Paul Raine

John Paul Raine attended Leeds School of Art for one year in 1967. He then worked freelance as an illustrator for several years, returning to painting in 1985 when he enrolled at Gray's School of Art in Aberdeen. After graduating he worked for two years as a lecturer in painting and drawing at Aberdeen College, and then for one year on an ad hoc basis teaching life drawing at Gray's School of Art