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.


Helen Glassford

Helen was born in Lancaster in England and completed a foundation course before studying Fine Art at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, Dundee. She went on to complete a Masters of Fine Art Degree at the college graduating in 2002. Helen's been awarded numerous prizes and awards by the Scottish societies including the RGI and RSA. She was runner up in the inaugural Jolomo Painting Prize in 2007.