I facilitate a weekly life drawing session, in an event space in a pub and the group were considering having an exhibition. Each artist will be responible for hanging their work, looking after it and taking payment if anyone wishes […]
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The group of 27 artists and lecturers who collectively worked for the National Gallery for over 500 years has won the case it brought to tribunal after a successful crowdfunding campaign.
Hi all, I’m interested to know whether there is any information out there regarding what the responsibilities of colleges are in regard to exhibiting students artwork within their premises? Is there a general policy or expectation that if students are […]
Back in 2013 I did a series of illustrations for a local author who was wanting to self publish her children’s book. I drew up a contract for her license to use the images which was valid for five years. […]
As an artist or freelancer working (on a paid or voluntary basis) in certain environments – such as running workshops in schools or with vulnerable adults – requires you to undertake a check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Educator Sarah Blaszczok explains why a DBS check is needed, how to get one, and the costs involved.
This checklist by Sheena Etches and Nicholas Sharp covers many issues relevant to small-scale private and public art commissions, with questions to consider and further explanation of issues arising in the notes.
Collection of legal guides and toolkits to support the a-n professional development event: Contracts – uses and abuses with solicitor Nicholas Sharp and artist Joseph Young, enabling participants to gain skills to produce and negotiate contracts, 3 February 2015, Pump […]
Guide to the Artist’s Resale Right Regulations 2006.
A purpose-built legal framework and ‘brand identity’ for social enterprises that want to adopt the limited company form, the Community Interest Company organisational structure has also proved popular in the arts and charity sectors.
An overview of the current Age Discrimination law in Great Britain under the Equality Act 2010, followed by a set of action points for arts employers, and guidance for individuals who might want to challenge a decision or a practice.
Venue:Pump House Gallery
Date:February 03, 2015 at 02:00 PM
This guide by Nicholas Sharp looks at the different types of legal structures that can be used when setting up an organisation, and the implications of each.
Artists are increasingly working with organisations and other artists in collaborative situations where issues of Intellectual Property may be less clear. We asked solicitor Nicholas Sharp for his advice in response to an artist’s recent query.
Artists sometimes report their work has been seemingly ripped off and used in other ways without their consent – but what is actually covered and protected by copyright law? Artist Simon Faithfull talks about some of his experiences, and what he can do to protect aspects of his work.
Art dealer René Gimpel of Gimpel Fils considers the relationship between artists and galleries, including contracts, gallery responsibilities and what commercial galleries do for artists.
When does artistic freedom become copyright infringement? Artist David Mabb considers works in his practice, including a run-in with Magnum Photos and appropriating the work of William Morris.
Report by Lucy Day setting out ways in which changes to CRB Disclosures application procedures may affect artists.
London-based Artquest has launched a new free international networking and studio exchange site for visual artists. By joining Artelier, users anywhere can create and update a free profile, providing details about your studios across the Artelier network. The aim is […]
In December 2006, the UK government passed the Disability Discrimination Act. This requires all public bodies, including local authorities, educational institutions and others, to take proactive and mature approaches to meeting the social needs of disabled people, moving beyond a […]
Additional resources have been published since a-n launched its Code of Practice for the Visual Arts. Launched in June, The artists development toolkit provides self-reflective material for artists at all career stage and for art and design students, enabling them […]