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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Campsies

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Mary-Louise Coulouris

Campsies
Campsies by Mary-Louise Coulouris
Acrylic on Board
1987
37 x 48 cm

Reg. Number: P156

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This is a story-tale like winter scene from the Scottish countryside. Mary-Louise Coulouris breaks up the farm landscape into wavy lines and square patches, seemingly interested in the patches of snow-covered farmland which look like the black and white squares of a chess board. Although the picture looks rather flat, the curvy lines convey the light of the hills and how the houses sit sheltered in the valley. Due the interesting perspectives, we can look at this painting for a long time and view it from different points of view. We see a bird’s eye view from above and from below, the ground-level point of view. The mountains against the sky exaggerate how the colours wave over the rolling hills, disappearing and darkening into the distance.


Mary Louise Coulouris was born in New York, July 1939, but obtained her Diploma at the Slade School of Art in London, specialising in Printmaking. Later a French Government Scholarship took her to Paris, where she developed her own colour etching technique. Mary Louise moved to Linlithgow, Scotland in 1976 with her husband and two children, where she continued her work as a printmaker, painter and muralist. She passed away in December 2011.
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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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Supported by Edinburgh Art Fair