Artists’ employment status and livelihoods were the hot topics at a meeting that took place in August between Visual Arts Ireland’s Chief Executive, Noel Kelly and AIR advisers Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva, Sally Sheinman and Caroline Wright.
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I exhibited at a local gallery last year at the end of October and was lucky enough to sell three paintings and the agreement with the gallery was that they taken half the proceeds as commission which was just under
Find and advertise work in the visual arts with employer profiles and good practice resources at www.a-n.co.uk/jobs_and_opps
Contemporary Art Society’s latest initiative, the Annual Award for Museums, will provide
Hans Borgonjon talks about how a Crafts Council Development Award has helped him to develop his ceramic practice and studio.
Richard William Wheater is a recipient of the Crafts Council Development Award. He talks to Jane Watt about his installation/performance work, his experience of applying for funding and the importance of being focused, but not pigeon-holed.
How does a maker reach the market? Freelance consultant and Market Development Manager for Cockpit Arts Abigail Branagan highlights the key routes.
2008 study by Cockpit Arts and Cities Institute at London Metropolitan University exploring business activity and performance in the craft sector.
Cockpit Arts’ chief executive Vanessa Swann and business development manager Ellen O’Hara speak to Jane Watt about Cockpit’s unique incubator scheme for designer-makers in London.
A new study by Cockpit Arts and Cities Institute at London Metropolitan University, Exploring business activity & performance in the craft sector, provides insight into the recent growth patterns of a number of designer-makers based at Cockpit Arts in London, […]
Artist Neil Armstrong and pharmaceuticals company Specials Clinical Manufacturing talk about working towards a special commission in the latest of our collaborative relationships series.
In this months round-up we profile six open studio events.
Launching September 2008, Creative Graduates Creative Futures is the largest-ever study of the career patterns of graduates from UK courses in art, design, craft and media.
Eighty-one artists have been selected from 235 applicants for the 2008 Glass Biennale exhibition.
The Somafree Institute of Psychoplasmics first appeared in David Cronenbergs 1979 film The Brood, yet despite once suggesting that if he failed as a filmmaker he could always set up a real life Institute, its 21st Century emergence is not his own doing.
Information on the Cecil Collins Memorial Award for students.
Jeanie Finlay points artists in the right direction on the road to self promotion.
Jo Wilson explores the work of ceramicist and sculptor Amy Cooper, in particular her successful balance between business and creativity.
“Spirit in community will die unless there’s someone calling the meeting.”
Artist as Leader is a programme that aims to understand the ways artists lead through their practice with a view to informing and developing a critical understanding of the role of creativity in culture.
The recent coverage in a-n publications on good practice and rates of pay for artists is very useful, but I think that an important issue has not been covered.
An exploration of professional development support needs for makers in the West Midlands has identified that as makers working patterns are characterised as multi-tasking portfolio workers.
In order to ensure their fees keep track with their level of experience and the general rate of increases in costs of living and overheads, Septembers a good time for artists to review their approaches to budgeting and charging.
Paul Matosics letter (June issue) raises important issues for all artists for whom operating professionally is vital.
For those worried about the impact of loss of EU funds for their cultural industries information and business development programmes, keep a beady eye on www.euclid.info As ever, the bureaucracy is running behind the practicalities and whilst the Culture 2000 […]