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Meet other Own Art Collectors

We recently made some short films with people who have used the Own Art scheme. We hope you'll find them inspirational!

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Ian Murray

For Ian, great art is about a gut reaction; feeling it in his nervous system and finding something which makes him genuinely excited.

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Jane Wilde and Adrian Lear

They don’t see buying art as extravagant; however it was through Own Art that they were able to acquire their most significant suite of works to date.

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Daniel Khan

Daniel Khan is a first time buyer of contemporary craft. His tastes have evolved from liking practical earthenware to prefering Grayson Perry.

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Mr & Mrs Quick

Michael and Hilary Quick prefer to support artists and buy art rather than invest their money in the bank.

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David Parkin

A great rapport with galleries and getting to know artists personally has helped increase David’s confidence around what to buy.

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John Broadbent

Art has always been of interest to John - part of his student grant was spent on buying paintings whilst he was at University!

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Jenny Wilson & Gideon Seymour

Own Art enabled the purchase of a special ring for this couple to mark Jenny’s 40th birthday and the birth of their daughter, Stella.

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Beverley Thompson

​Beverley Thompson has always loved art despite being a scientist and believes the two aren’t mutally exclusive. Own Art has allowed her to embrace buying serious works of art.

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