About this artwork

Pat Grant and her husband Alex created their refrigeration business,'Norfrost', in Caithness in 1972. The company is now Britain's biggest manufacturer of freezers, with a purpose-built factory producing a machine every 15 seconds. Pat Grant was awarded an OBE for export achievement and has been UK and European Business Woman of the Year. In 1991 Grant expanded into the beauty business, opening a salon in Thurso, and supplying organic cosmetics.

Updated before 2020

  • artist:
  • title:
    Pat Grant, born 1944. Businesswoman
  • date created:
    1999
  • materials:
    Oil on paper
  • measurements:
    101.60 x 76.20 cm
  • object type:
  • credit line:
    Purchased by commission 1999
  • accession number:
    PG 3174
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  • depicted:
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Fionna Carlisle

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