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Whether you’re working with artists regularly or occasionally, you’ll find our good practice guides essential reading. Included are insights into what goes into a job description, how to negotiate an exhibition agreement and the fee range you should expect to offer artists with the experience level to do your work.
Find out how working with artists can benefit you; read blogs by proactive artists and profiles of artist/organiser collaborations; investigate the changing face of visual arts work.
Use the Code of Practice principles to guide working relationships with artists check out the current day rates, refer to our Job description and person spec when developing a community project and our guide to getting quality on a budget.
A Code of Practice takes commonly-agreed principles of good practice and demonstrates why and how they should be applied. The Code of Practice for the Visual Arts, published by a-n The Artists Information Company, draws from the experiences of… Read on…
Code, a-n.co.uk October 2003. Updated 2006.
a-ns Code of Practice for the Visual Arts encourages artists and arts organisers to contribute confidently when making professional arrangements. In particular it requires recognising worth and considering the value of all… Read on…
Guide, a-n.co.uk March 2005. Updated for 2007/08 September 2007.
Practice-driven activities of artists operating individually or collaboratively not only provide artists with profile and development but offer insights for art professionals into where contemporary visual arts practice is going.
Selected texts on the approaches and strategies some artists have taken to define the environment for their individual practices. Featuring Pope and Guthrie, David Cotterrell, Graham Fagen, Gavin Wade, John Newling, Dominic Thomas, Sarah Cole and Rod McIntosh.
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Individual text only articles can be searched for by artist or writer using the quick search box at the top of the home page.
Good practice November 2006