Details the performance indicators expected of visual and applied arts Portfolio organisations in Wales.
Working practice - a-n The Artists Information Company
2016 Freelands Foundation commission of qualitative research exploring landscape of post-university support for emerging artists in the UK.
Research designed to offer an authoritative overview of the state of curatorship and foundation for planning future role support within UK the museum and gallery sector.
The latest in a series of papers commissioned by a-n, providing detailed data on the amount, context and nature of employment for visual artists.
Fourth digital culture report, examining the role and impact of digital technology in arts and cultural organisations. Produced by ACE and NESTA.
Writer and researcher François Matarasso reports on the impact of a week-long pilot lab that offered six early career artists, aged over 50, time to explore how creativity can be nourished and how artists can challenge themselves to develop.
Strategy document from a-n that puts advocacy for visual artists at the heart of its activities for the next five years.
Based on a survey of 700 creative freelancers and 50 businesses, report sets out policy recommendations to improve the working lives of creative freelancers.
Survey of artists in Wales who received an individual grant from Arts Council Wales between 2013- 2016.
Executive summary of investigation into the UK’s existing creative workspace provision and the challenges to sustainability the sector faces.
Following the UK referendum, in which the majority voted to leave the EU, a-n surveyed its members on the likely impact of Brexit.
Solid dense report providing quantitative data on the who, what, why, when and how of the arts in Wales.
investigation into qualifications which support the creative and cultural industries, and recommendations for future development.
Based on learning from the first eighteen months of the Paying Artists initiative, the paper provides a draft exhibition fee framework, with recommendations and guidance for implementing this.
Government visa policy for visiting artists and entertainers.
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.
Report of a one-year Creative Scotland funded project that investigated the “collective” business model for designer-makers in Scotland.
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 […]
Case study document demonstrating a range of models and structures of artists’ studios in London.
Provides a snapshot of affordable studio provision for artists in London in 2014.
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.