Former a-n director Susan Jones will be sharing evidence gathered through a-n/AIR’s Paying Artists campaign over a hearty lunch of vitamin-rich soup at Stoke-on-Trent’s AirSpace Gallery, the latest event in a series of talks and workshops.
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Provides a framework for artists’ fees and charges for work such as commissions, residencies, community projects and gallery education, that reflects artists’ career stage, experience level and overheads.
Commissioned as part of Paying Artists research portfolio, Sarah Thelwall’s report explores how public sector galleries can think differently about budgets for artists’ fees.
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Key resources and tools from across this site that talk about the principles and practical application of good practice
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a-n / AIR’s Paying Artists campaign video is now live – watch, like and share widely to support the campaign!
As part of the Paying artists advocacy materials I am researching examples of openly-published exhibition policies on the websites for publicly-funded galleries. I have come across some – for example fabrica.org.uk/info-for-artists/exhibiting/ and www.g39.org/cgi-bin/website.cgi?place=infomation that provide some useful information. I thought […]
Draws together some examples of how artists’ fees for exhibiting are arrived at in other countries and the conditions and contexts that underpin their application.
Provides a historical context of the Payment to Artists for Exhibition of Work scheme implemented by the (then) Arts Council of Great Britain in 1979.
The art of living dangerously in pdf format
A short paper that briefly reviews some of the existing literature – research, resources and approaches to artists’ terms and conditions in exhibition practice – which have been referenced or provided useful context and comparison for the Paying Artists Study.
Dany Louise collates material that is being widely shared across social media and peer networks to provide fascinating insights around the broad topic of payment of and working conditions for freelance arts professionals, complementing the more traditional Literature review that has been produced by DHA.
Sample artist’s day rates to guide your budgeting processes and ensure you are paying or getting paid a fair rate of pay.
Susan Jones introduces a collation of key documents and evidence that informed a-n’s publication of fees and payments guidance and good practice documents. This report aims to widen understanding of the history and prior good practice thinking and attitudes around payment to artists.