*Trigger warnings: suicidal ideation, hopelessness, discouragement and despair. As November is drawing to a close and so is the second lockdown of this mad year, Guy Fawkes night and Remembrance day seem like the only recurring familiar markers to get my […]
Art Jobs - a-n The Artists Information Company
Analysis of data drawn from a-n’s Jobs and opps site over the calendar year of 2016 along with commentary on the current conditions for artists’ practice in the UK.
Led by a-n, Artquest and DACS, The Artists Fund is a new community interest company providing small grants to visual artists based in the UK. The pilot programme, which offers five £1,000 grants and three commissions of £2,000, is now open for applications.
Susan Jones’ analysis and commentary of Artists’ work in 2013 uses data drawn from a-n.co.uk/jobs to track current trends in artists’ employment.
An analysis and commentary on artists’ work and opportunities in 2012.
This Research paper forms part of a series that looks specifically at the nature and value of openly-advertised work and opportunities for visual and applied artists. Drawing on data published on www.a-n.co.uk/jobs, this series set out in 2007 to track […]
This Research paper forms part of a series that looks specifically at the nature and value of openly-advertised work and opportunities for visual and applied artists. Drawing on data published on www.a-n.co.uk/jobs_and_opps, this series set out in 2007 to track on an ongoing basis the key categories of awards/fellowships, academic posts, art vacancies, commissions, exhibitions, residencies and competitions/prizes, and by doing so, to identify any trends arising, and provide commentary and contextual evidence and analysis from other related sources, to contribute to arts and cultural consultations and policy.
When the economic recession hit, it impacted on everything. But how in particular did it affect the livelihoods of artists in terms of access to employment and career opportunities, and what is the longer-term impact? [PDF version 153 kb]
Explores the affect of the economic recession on the livelihoods of artists in terms of access to employment and career opportunities and raises concerns about how artists’ practice is likely to fare in this period of arts austerity. [HTML format]
A response to the recent Debate piece: Why are artists poor?
A review of the changing face of work for visual artists using a-n’s regularly researched and published information on jobs and opportunities. Focusing on the main areas of awards and fellowships, commissions, competitions and prizes, exhibitions and residencies, this paper […]
Text-only version of a-n Research paper: Art work in 2007 with live weblinks.