Our network of visual artists provides the foundation for everything we do, enabling us to build our prestigious and healthcare-relevant collection and provide our services. We work with artists from the established and famous to emerging artists and art college graduates. Our diverse collection comprises original, high quality, contemporary works across different media, subjects and techniques including oil paintings, watercolours, drawings, prints and photographs.
We aim to provide opportunities for artists through our outreach programme and site-specific commissions, as well as bringing new emerging and established artists into our collection. If you are interested in working with us please get in touch.
Art has a positive impact in the prevention of ill health and to support or provide an alternative to treatment for ill health. Art can help to humanise the healthcare environment and the medical process. Behind every work of art there is an artist and we aim to support the ambition of artists to achieve more in a healthcare context.
Artists’ involvement with Art in Healthcare enables patients and residents in healthcare environments to engage with visual art in the following ways;
We continuously seek and value the involvement of artists in the following:
To view our complete collection browse the gallery.
By the end we had all been on a journey and produced surprising work. There was a happy buzz about the place. There were real moments of connection with several members of the group and these insights are a valuable part of the workshops you offer. They show that even when expectations of people are not high, you can make breakthroughs using art. Art in Healthcare art workshop artist, Heather Lucchesi
This charity is one I am very happy to put my name to and to contribute artworks in the knowledge that the work will be carefully stored and will then be exhibited in a variety of healthcare settings. Artist Sarah Knox