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Agent fees and licensing images query

Hi can anyone advise me or point me in the right direction to find out what reasonable fees or profit split would be appropriate for someone doing the “leg work” to convert my images into saleable items such as cards, […]

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What’s the best way to sell my art on the web

Hi, i’m looking for advice on the best way to sell my artworks over the web, and the ways in which I go about posting oversea’s, payment and insurance etc. I’ve looked at a few online shops, but not sure […]

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New to the a:n community

Hi I only joined up recently but I have been an artist all my life, at least potentially. As a little girl I was often asked “are you going to be an artist when you grow up?” to which I […]

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Art critical analysis

Anyone, or know of someone that would be able write  a critical analysis of my work and practice for my web site? I attempted it myself but it lacks the polish that someone with a deeper understanding of art history and […]

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Changing styles?

I regard my paintings and drawings as commodities for selling. I can and do produce very conservative pictures of which there has been a limited success due to the saturation of traditional art market in Oxfordshire. I itch to develop […]

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Disability in the world of art – The uneven playing field

I am currently researching into opportunities for disabled artists which conditions that prevent them from attending events, appointments etc. I was hoping that you would be kind enough to offer your thoughts / experience / ideas formed by one of the questions below. You […]

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New Projects building.

I am working on a project building in Dalston, London. I would love to have some more creative minds getting involved.

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How do you Apply For A Major Commission?

Hello! I am interested in applying for a substantial public art commission. Does anyone know of any great resources that will really help me produce the best application possible? Are there any books which come highly recommended or resources I […]

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How to build sturdy display screen Please

Hello. I would like to show my work at a festival where I have been offered a 3m sq space so I would like to assemble a set of display screens sturdy enough to hold framed and glazed prints without […]

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Shipping and insuring fine art

Hi, I really need some advice about shipping canvas paintings. Packaging isn’t a problem, but I’m having trouble finding any courier who will insure paintings for their sale cost. Royal Mail/Parcelforce won’t insure them. The only service I can find […]

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I need Insurance for Pop Up Art galleries

Can anyone help? I run Pop up art galleries from different (secure) locations and I’m looking for insurance to cover works in transit and it situ. I sell artists work (not my own work so not eligible for the a-n insurance). I […]

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Working Enviroment

Hi not a important discussion this one I was just wondering about how you all get into a creative mood does it have alot to do with the environment your in. As I currently rent my flat not much space […]

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Insurance question

Hi there, I have recently joined a-n. I make handcrafted jewellery and have started selling via etsy. Can anybody tell me if the a-n insurance covers me for selling all over the world, including America? I have looked at the […]

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ART:I:CURATE

Does anyone know anything about this on line gallery/agent.  I am thinking about signing up, but would like some views on it before I do.  It all seems a bit easy, but when you read the small print of the […]

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Ms Ruth

Hi I am trying to sell some of my Art work done in Acrylic one is a photocopied portrait, does any one know how to go about this or do I have to exhibit first.

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Pricing for handmade jewellery

Hi, I am struggling to set a wholesale price for handmade jewellery for 2 retail outlets, I sell via craft fairs, word of mouth and a couple of low key shops but the shops have always said ‘tell us how […]

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How do I talk about my work?

Li-E Chen’s ‘Chance Operation’, inspired by John Cage   I ask a question with a given duration of time in which to respond. For example, ‘What is an image?’ Within this set duration, I write down the answer that comes […]

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Sites to sell

Hi I was hoping for some advice or experiences from anyone who has sold work via an online gallery or website. I produce mostly small scale drawings. I appreciate that this is probably a fairly vague question but any answers […]

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Artists statement

Could someone tell me how to access something as simple as guidance on writing an artist’s statement for an open submission. Should be easy to find but am failing to locate it on my tablet. Martin Jones

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license advice

Hi.  Someone has asked me if they can buy a few of my digital prints to be blown up and used in a hotel.  They have asked for the license price – but i’ve never sold in the way before. […]

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Downloading images

Hi, Im a new member having a problem dropping images into my new creation and would appreciate advice. I have ensured that they are JPEG and below 8M as advised.

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art Arts Council grants taxable?

I was lucky enough to be offered a £3000 research and development grant from Arts Council of Wales – when I mentioned it to my accountant saying ‘Oh grants aren’t taxable’ he replied no, most grants ARE taxable, but not […]

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Dear A-N,

How far into the development of the new blog platform are we now? I had hoped, by now, that the thriving online community would have slowly trickled back… But they haven’t. This saddens me greatly, and I’m trying really hard […]

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