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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.
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Scape

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Joan Fisher

Scape
Scape by Joan Fisher
Collage & Print
1994
112 x 147 cm

Reg. Number: P432

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This piece is a collage and print with a decidedly peaceful feel created by calm colours and gentle textures. The body of the work is set against a plain white background, the edges of the "Scape" are ragged, creating the impression an old piece of paper that has been folded for a long time and then unfolded. This creates with the crease lines in an ordered grid pattern, formed by four straight lines at each edge. In contrast, the paper is curved at the corners, so that each edge has a different shape.

The piece uses organic creams, browns and greens in muted shades. The most distinctive area is a group of dark blue leaf shapes in the centre, set against a darker patch of brown. Below this there is an area of grey-green shapes that resemble the pattern of leaf pressings, with a colour wash applied on top. A feather has been added to the right, and there are two abstract shapes in the upper right and left in a darker brown. The bottom left curve contains a dark area of greens and creams which form a series of organic swirls.

Joan Fisher received The David Gordon Memorial Trust Award second prize for this piece at the Royal Scottish Academy Student Exhibition in 1994.
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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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