Artists Newsletter #2: The 1990s

Catherine Bertola and Rosie Morris provide a platform for women artists and writers to highlight less visible, marginalised and precarious practices.

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40 Years 40 Artists: The 1990s

Writer Louisa Buck in conversation with artists who featured in a-n’s archive through the 1990s, including Bobby Baker, Lubaina Himid, Yinka Shonibare and Franko B.


Legal and tax helpline

For 2021, a-n is piloting a new, free helpline providing legal and tax advice to members.

Fair Pay for Artists: Exhibition Payment Symposium 2021

SAVE THE DATE: Friday 24 September 2021 - Fair Pay for Artists, a Symposium co-hosted by a-n, IAA Europe and the Artists’ Association of Finland

LB x a-n Artist Talk with Alice Channer & SHELL LIKE

Join Liverpool Biennial 2021 exhibiting artists Alice Channer and SHELL LIKE in conversation with Wing-Sie Chan, Head of Programmes at a-n.

Jobs & Opps

Deadline: 25 April 21

University Curator

Leeds Arts University is the only specialist arts university in the North of England and has contributed significantly to the development of arts

Deadline: 26 April 21

Communications and Content Manager, Film and Video Umbrella

This is a vital and exciting role at the organisation leading on strategy and delivery of all of FVU's communications, including for our growing

Deadline: 28 April 21

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE: Marlborough College

At a leading co-educational boarding school


Guidance on fees and day rates for visual artists

Sample day rates to guide arts budgeting and to help visual artists negotiate a fair rate of pay for short-term contracts such as commissions,

Getting paid

As a professional artist you may spend a good part of your time sending out invoices, chasing payments and generally worrying about your cashflow.

Quick guide to contracts

a-n/Artists Council’s Exhibition Payment Guide calls for written confirmation in the form of a contract or letter of agreement. This quick guide