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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Embroidered Bird

by

William Littlejohn

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Embroidered Bird by William Littlejohn
Watercolour
1990
57 x 84 cm

Reg. Number: P254

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Born in Arbroath, Angus, the late William Littlejohn studied at the Dundee College of Art before going on to teach at various schools in Angus. In 1966, he was appointed lecturer at Gray's School of Art in Aberdeen and Head of Fine Art in 1970. He remained in this role until his retirement in 1986. He was elected member of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours in 1970, Academician of the Royal Scottish Academy in 1973 and Member of the Royal Glasgow Institute in 1989. He has exhibited widely around Britain, particularly in Scotland, and his work is held in numerous collections including that of H.M. The Queen, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Scottish Arts Council and the Royal Scottish Academy.
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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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363


Supported by Edinburgh Art Fair