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Please help

Please can someone help me? Have just enrolled fo  a-n insurance and need a copy of my insurance schedule to take with me to shows to prove I am insured. Can anyone tell me where I ought to be looking? […]

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Open submission shows

There is a plethora of Open Submission shows these days and I’d be glad to hear of other people’s experiences, both positive and negative. There’s a certain amount of posts on various sites complaining that they are exploitative and expensive….the […]

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Pricing artworks and getting what you want

Have any other artists had this experience? I am a member of Women’s Art Association, Wales. We regularly exhibit in a Local Authority owned Gallery.Our Terms & Conditions for exhibiting artist, re pricing of work, is: your price eg: £300 […]

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Day rates if you are not a graduate

Hi all, The suggested day rates are an excellent resource – very useful for funding proposals etc. However, they are based on time since graduation which is an issue for self-taught artists. I go from ‘when I decided I was […]

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The Scream – Performance Video

I am looking for a venue to present my video performance work, The Scream. It has been nine months in the making an planning. The work is a widescreen single channel projection combined with a twin channel live stream performance. […]

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Chasing for a feature in a magazine

I’ve been heavily involved in a Living Wage campaign in London over the past 5 years and wrote an article on the impact of low pay to the creative industries a little while back. Keen to reach a relevant audience […]

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Crowdfunding for artbook

I’m thinking of crowdfunding a photo-book of paintings/drawings from my new project on Guernica. Does anyone have any tips on which crowdfunding site might be good to use, or just any tips generally? I’ve never done it before. I’ll only […]

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Ageism: can we just stop it please?

Looking around a.n, I found this rather fine post from about 5 years ago about ageism. I was surprised at how little it was commented on, and how little seems to have changed. Any thoughts on this? Has it got […]

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Gallery commission on work they frame

Hello! I am relatively new to selling my art and would appreciate any advice around a situation that has arisen recently with a gallery. I approached a small independent framing shop with gallery space recently in a town where I […]

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Events Organiser Insurance

Hi folks. Can anyone help? I’m researching legal requirements for organising an Arts & Crafts Fair (potentially regular if all goes well). I have my own PPL with a-n as a stall holder but need advise on what extra event […]

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Disclaimer form for workshops

Hi I’m going to be running etching workshops from my studio in Durham, and although there seems to be many agreement forms online for yoga studios and physical exercise, I can’t find anything for artistic practices such as printmaking and […]

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Jackson art school etching press

Has anyone used a FOME School Etching Press (31 cm width roller, total weight 8.5K), as supplied by Jackson Art Supplies? How are the results? Is this press good value or is it worth saving for a heavier one?

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Freelance curator and archivist seeking new projects…

As an freelance curator and archivist I collaborate with artists and artists estates working in a variety of disciplines – including music, performance and film from across the UK and Europe. If you are interested to find out more information […]

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Do you love art books? Join the Art Book Club

Are you looking for a book club group where you can discuss your favourite art books or artists? Then this book club might be for you: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ArtBookClub/ I set the club up because reading is a solitary activity but when a […]

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London community websites?

Hello, I am an artist/designer based near Glasgow. I also tutor creative 3d graphics/3d printing etc online. I put my details on a  major online tutoring website and I have had a good number of students who I teach via […]

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PARTNERSHIP Agreements

I am collaborating with another artist, under my own brand, on a new product. I would be really grateful for advice on suitable types of partnership agreement, and issues such as intellectual property with regards to the joint work. Thanks!

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Studio available in Cambridge

Due to relocation my studio in Cambridge is available at the end of the month. I am looking for somebody to take over the lease which currently runs until the end of October and then they can arrange with the […]

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Best software for crafters

Hi, I am looking for software to help me run my craft business in Northern Ireland. I make leather bags which I sell in a few shops. So I am looking for software that helps me keep track of where […]

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Workshops from your own home

I have worked as a freelance designer for over 20 years across the London agencies and am now wanting to run creative workshops from my home – please see my facebook page (the nest at oliver house) The concept arose […]

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