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.


Ruth Brownlee

After graduating in Drawing and Painting from Edinburgh College of Art in 1994, Ruth Brownlee worked in community art and art therapy. In 1998 she moved to Shetland where she now concentrates on capturing the energy and beauty of the islands wild seascapes, as they change throughout the year. Ruth has won numerous awards for her work and has completed a number of public and private commissions.

    • Ruth Brownlee

    • Clearing Sky over West Sandwick, Yell

    • Mixed media

    • 33 x 33 cm

    • £550

    • £55.00 per month