a-n specialises in helping new graduates make the transition to professional artist.

Whether you need practical information as you study, promotion for your Degree Show, to find opportunities or learn about the world of work – a-n will support you in getting off to a good start when you graduate.

Take a look at our specially tailored student resources, with valuable insights into the diverse array of professional development support systems, artist-led networks and helpful practical guides.

The best way to get to know us is to use the site, start a conversation, set up a blog, create a collection. It’s your site – see below for some tips on how to get started.


Here’s a brief overview of the benefits of your Student membership:

Online community – connect with other students, artists and arts organisers, with tools for blogging, collecting, conversing.

Resources – plentiful early career advice and professional guides, profiles, contracts, research, toolkits, plus archives.

Jobs and opps – full access to listings to learn about the environment for work and find opportunities.

Events – invites to artists’ events for networking and professional development.

Your account

Managing your account is easy and all in one place.

You can change your login or contact details, renew and access invoice receipts and manage email contact.

My Account

Becoming a professional artist

As you graduate you can take advantage of a-n’s Artist membership which brings essential and inclusive £5m Public and Products Liability (PPL) insurance and £5m Professional Indemnity (PI) insurance as part of the package. To find out more about what you need to become a member see here

Regular updates

Helping you get the most out of your membership:

We hand select material to send to you:

Monthly Digest with highlights of new content across the site

– weekly News Bulletin with news, comment and debate on the visual arts

Getting started

For a quick introduction to our site and ideas on how to use it:

Check out our User support section to access video guides on making the most of the site.

If you want to talk to us please call +44 (0)300 330 0706 from Monday to Friday 10am – 1pm and we will do our best to help. Alternatively email us [email protected]