Sample day rates to guide arts budgeting and to help visual artists negotiate a fair rate of pay for short-term contracts such as commissions, residencies and community projects.
Fees and Payments - a-n The Artists Information Company
Hen Norton explores the use of fundraising platforms online and offers her top ten tips to help you build a sustainable creative business or project, and reach a wider and more engaged network of supporters through crowdfunding.
a-n and AIR to launch landmark piece of guidance for securing payment for artists who exhibit in publicly-funded galleries, with an event today at the Jerwood Space, London.
As a-n/AIR’s Paying Artists campaign prepares for the launch of its Exhibition Payment guide on Wednesday 12 October, we take a look at some of the key moments in the campaign’s history, highlighting the rich and varied dialogue with artists and the wider visual arts sector that has informed its recommendations.
The Precarious Workers Brigade has published an open letter criticising Somerset House’s call for volunteers and stating that the Icelandic musician’s exhibition should be an opportunity to offer paid work.
What does it mean to be an artist and how does the romantic idea of the creative individual pursuing their passion impact on the reality of an artistic practice? At Creative Scotland’s recent Visual Arts Sector Review event in Edinburgh, Glasgow-based artist Rachel Maclean talked about this and more. Here we republish an edited extract of her provocation.
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.
Paying Artists Draft Exhibition Fee Framework, Guidelines and Recommendations published.
Enables artists to calculate an individual daily rate for services they supply based upon their unique circumstances and overheads and to prepare quotes when pitching for freelance work.
Universal Credit is a new benefit that is designed to support people who are on a low income or out of work. This guide by financial services experts Counterculture explains how Universal Credit is calculated and how it may impact those who are self-employed.
Getting paid a fair fee is not suggestive of a revolution. So why does it sometimes incur resistance, both from those who pay and from ourselves? This guide by Rod McIntosh introduces ideas towards getting paid what you want and indeed deserve.
In an ideal world you would only embark on projects where there is sufficient funds available. This guide by Rod McIntosh outlines an approach to finding workable compromises whilst maintaining quality for times when money is tight.
Artists, gallerists and curators offer tips and guidance on how to price work when exhibiting in group shows, selling at open studios, or applying for open competitions.
A recent event in Leeds organised by Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy asked whether artists were the key to making a step change in arts and culture giving. Amelia Crouch went along and found that the issue of low pay for artists was all-but ignored – but that the idea of artists as fundraisers may not be all bad.
Sally Lee becomes new executive director of regional branch of Canadian Artists’ Representation/le Front des artistes Canadiens.
A new report published by a-n brings together research findings to inform recommendations for a future approach to the payment of artists exhibiting in publicly-funded galleries.
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.
Summary of the consultations that took place as part of the Paying Artists campaign to listen to feedback from the arts sector about the issue of paying artists who exhibit in publicly-funded galleries.
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.
This short report deconstructs the Paying Artists case studies, published as part of campaign evidence 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 […]
As part of a broad range of research around artists’ fees, a-n commissioned arts writer and researcher Dany Louise to investigate sources of advice within and external to the visual arts that offer guidance on fees and payments to artists.
a-n commissioned arts writer and researcher Dany Louise to investigate sources of advice within and external to the visual arts that offer guidance on fees and payments to artists.
A three-year agreement between artists’ groups CARFAC and RAAV and the National Gallery of Canada has secured guaranteed fees for artists in Canada.
A high-level body from the cultural sector whose role is to advise the Mayor of London on the promotion of the capital as a world-class city of culture has voiced its backing for the Paying Artists campaign.