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.


Grace Cameron

Born in 1961 Grace worked at a variety of jobs, including 15 years as a nurse, before turning her attention to art. She studied at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, Dundee, graduating in 2000 in Fine Art Printmaking. Following graduation she was involved with a number of art projects and workshops with adults and also three years spent working with children with special needs. In 2008 Grace made the decision to paint full time. She now works predominantly in acrylics and is inspired by the Scottish landscape.


David Johnston

David Johnston is a landscape artist based in the Mearns in the North East of Scotland. A retired teacher, he is a self taught. In 2017 he was elected a member of the Royal Society of Painters in Watercolour. He teaches others to paint hosting workshops and courses.He works almost exclusively in watercolour and, following in a tradition of Scottish landscape painting, he paints on the spot whenever possible. He enjoys working from nature and does this directly in paint, as well as using a sketchbook backed up by digital photography for reference. Using this arsenal he sometimes finishes work in the studio.His work is exhibited widely across the north east of Scotland and further afield in Glasgow and London. It forms part of the collection of the Royal Bank of Scotland and Aberdeenshire Council.


Ian Rawnsley

Born in 1961 Ian’s earliest memories are of drawing for amusement and then falling in love with colour when he began dabbling with oils as a child. He pursued a career in the IT industry whilst continuing to paint and draw in his spare time. Since 2005 he has been painting professionally exhibiting his work in galleries in Ireland, England and Scotland. Since 2012 he has been working full time as an artist, initially in Glasgow and now from his home and studio in Ayrshire.

    • Grace Cameron

    • The Northern Lights come to Seil

    • Acrylic

    • 30 x 60 cm

    • £450

    • £45.00 per month

    • Ian Rawnsley

    • Johnshaven Winter Sea

    • Oil on board

    • 45 x 75 cm

    • £1,595

    • £159.50 per month