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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Being of Light

by

Tiina Leppänen

BeingofLight
Being of Light by Tiina Leppänen
Oil on board
1989
124 x 92 cm

Reg. Number: P133

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Tiina's oil painting, "Being of Light" is a highly positive and uplifting work. The title of the work is suggestive of a human being full of aspirations of self-improvement and hope. This concept is visually conveyed through an outstretched human figure with arms raised in an optimistic and joyous gesture. The use of the colour yellow has significant connotations of cheerfulness which produces an uplifting effect upon the viewer.

Tiina Leppanen was born in Finland but studied drawing and painting at Edinburgh College of Art to postgraduate level. She teaches art techniques and art therapy on a freelance basis at the Wasps Studio in Edinburgh.
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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

545


Supported by Edinburgh Art Fair