Our Charity

Art in Healthcare is the leading arts provider for health organisations in Scotland. We lend high quality, original artwork to hospitals and other healthcare settings and provide fun-filled art workshops and talks for patients, care home residents and sheltered housing communities.
Find out more about our work at Art in Healthcare.
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Memion

by

Albert Irvin

Memion
Memion by Albert Irvin
Print 115/225
1996
91 x 108 cm

Reg. Number: G1419

Print Label Print Label

Albert Irvin was born in London in 1922, he began his study of Art at Northampton School of art between 1940 and 1941. This was interrupted by Irvin joining the RAF during the Second World War as a Navigator, when the war was finished he eventually continued his studies at Goldsmiths College where he went on to teach between 1962 and 1983. Irvin's first solo show was held in Edinburgh at the 57 Gallery and subsequently went on to have many more one man shows throughout the world.

Irvin was Elected Royal Academician in 1998, he still works and lives in London today. Amongst his many achievements Irvin was awarded a Travel Award to America by the Arts Council in 1968 and later received an Arts Council Major Award.

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Since 1991 our charity has been assembling one of the largest and most prestigious Collections of original Scottish art in the country. These artworks are uniquely available for display in hospitals and other healthcare settings.


Art in Healthcare is truly committed to the important role that art plays in the healing environment but we need your help to properly maintain and build this unique Collection for the enjoyment and benefit of the hundreds of thousands of staff, patients and visitors who view it each year.


With your help we're able to:


Keep our Collection on display in hospitals and care homes
Support young artists at their degree shows
Buy artwork from professional artists
Provide fun-filled art workshops for patients and care home residents
Develop our training programmes for volunteers


Adopt an artwork from our Collection for just £3 a month and you'll receive:


Your name (or a loved one's) written next to your chosen artwork online
A certificate of adoption with a picture of the artwork
Invites to Art in Healthcare's special events
First to view our latest Prestigious Print
Our colourful e-newsletter


"My patients really enjoy looking at our collection. Sometimes they even do an 'art tour' around the premises." ~ Barron Dental Practice


You can adopt an artwork in the gallery, if it hasn't already been adopted, by clicking the 'Adopt Me' button below the picture of the artwork.


Our Charity

Art in Healthcare is the leading arts provider for health organisations in Scotland. We lend high quality, original artwork to hospitals and other healthcare settings and provide fun-filled art workshops and talks for patients, care home residents and sheltered housing communities.
Find out more about our work at Art in Healthcare.
Adopt an artwork
Donate with JustGiving

Total Pageviews

648


Supported by Edinburgh Art Fair