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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Bicycle and Umbrella

by

Duncan Pettigrew

BicycleandUmbrella
Bicycle and Umbrella by Duncan Pettigrew
Screenprint
1994
63x87.5 cm

Reg. Number: L156

Print Label Print Label

Duncan Pettigrew (1973-1993)was born in Edinburgh. He studied at the Edinburgh Academy and completed several months study at the Leith School of Art before he lost his battle against leukaemia. He had been offered a coveted place at the Glasgow School of Art, due to start in 1991, but was sadly unable to attend due to his illness.

He made use of a wide variety of media to create energetic and invigorating colour harmonies. Many of his works were created whilst he fought for his life and his brother noted that it was his art that helped him to keep going throughout the treatment.

Four months after his death, in 1993, Duncan's parents arranged an exhibition including 80 of his artworks which raised money, through its catalogue titled 'Love Your Art', for the Leukaemia and Bone Marrow Transplant Fund at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

Art in Healthcare's blog entry about Duncan Pettigrew
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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

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395


Supported by Edinburgh Art Fair