Summary of the first sector consultations that took place as part of the Paying Artists campaign on the issue of paying artists who exhibit in publicly-funded galleries.
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This report deconstructs the Paying Artists case studies, published in 2014, to highlight emerging themes and show how some galleries are already demonstrating transparency. Useful for galleries wishing to develop their own fair pay policies.
Commissioned by a-n from freelance arts writer and researcher Dany Louise, this paper shows how visual arts organisations in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland have approached advising on visual artists’ day rates, as well as a comparator organisation in Canada […]
Learning from the first two years of the ACE funded major national programme Creative People and Places.
Part of the Paying Artists research portfolio, Sarah Thelwall’s report explores how public sector galleries can think differently about budgets for artists’ fees.
Susan Jones’ analysis and commentary uses data drawn from a-n.co.uk/jobs to track current trends in artists’ employment opportunities.
This report – the sixth in the Paying Artists research portfolio – draws together examples of how artists’ fees for exhibiting are arrived at in Sweden, Norway, Canada and Poland; and the conditions and contexts that underpin their application.
Provides a historical context within the Paying Artists campaign of the Payment to Artists for Exhibition of Work scheme implemented by the Arts Council of Great Britain in 1979.
A short paper that briefly reviews some of the existing literature that has been referenced or has provided useful context and comparison for the Paying Artists study.
A collation of material shared across social media and peer networks during 2013-14 that provides insights around the broad topic of payment of and working conditions for freelance arts professionals. The report complements the more traditional Literature review produced for the Paying Artists campaign by DHA Communications.
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 in 2003-04. The report aims to widen understanding of the history of, and prior good practice thinking around, payment to artists.
Second phase of a-n/AIR-commissioned research, exploring artists’ and venues’ experiences of exhibiting in publicly-funded venues. Phase 2 findings build on data from Phase 1 and are based on interviews conducted with artists and venues.
a-n/AIR-commissioned research exploring artists’ experiences of exhibiting in publicly-funded galleries. Phase 1 is based on an online survey exploring artists’ experiences of exhibition practice.
The visual arts organisations the Arts Council selected for funding as National Portfolio Organisations 2011-15
Independently researched and evidence based report addressing the balance of arts funding between London and the rest of England.
An analysis of openly-advertised artists’ work and opportunities in 2012. Includes commentary on the impact of Universal Credits on low-paid artists.
How do artists fare when they show work in publicly-funded galleries in the UK? A one-page infographic shows statistical information about artists’ income from exhibiting and the support they receive. Research led by AIR as the first stage in the Paying Artists campaign.
Summarises key findings from the Institute of Cultural Capital evaluation of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad.
Response to first speech by Maria Miller, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport.
Transcript of lecture given at the RSA on 20th March 2013.
Provides timely overview of an under-served area, written by the same research team who reported on the impact of Creative Partnerships on pupils’ well-being.
Summary of an evaluation study that was commissioned by North by NorthWest, a consortium of twelve publicly funded visual arts organisations in Lancashire and Cumbria.
Economic impact assessment of the arts in Liverpool, focusing on the organisations that made up the Liverpool Arts Regeneration Consortium.
Report illustrating synergies between the arts and the creative economy and discussing suggestions for ACE’s strategic approach.
Excellent paper that articulates the value of and challenges facing small visual arts organisations. Essential reading.