2021 – How was it for you? #1: Jasmina Cibic, performance, installation and film artist

"Like all cultural producers, I’ve been pushed to re-invent what I do." Jasmina Cibic discusses the challenges and achievements of 2021.

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a-n Bursaries 2022: Time Space Money

£500 – £1,500 for visual artists and freelancers working in the visual arts.


40 Years 40 Artists

Artists reflect on the main changes they’ve experienced over the last 10 to 20 years.

a-n members receive a share of £250K

Artists Bursaries 2021: Time Space Money recipients announced.

Shape Arts Q&A: in conversation with artist Poppy Nash

Poppy Nash on making radical textiles, embedding lived experience into her work, and the importance of craft-activism.

Jobs & Opps

Deadline: 25 February 22

Getting It Across: Communicating Your Art Practice.

A four-week, tutor-led online course that will give you practical methodologies, insights and constant feedback to make it easier for you to talk and

Deadline: 26 January 22

'In Rage' - Studio Residency

Open call for a residency focused on open process and experimentation.

Deadline: 28 January 22

Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours Annual Exhibition Open Call

Artists are invited to submit work for exhibition alongside members of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours at the RI 210th Exhibition


Guidance on fees and day rates for visual artists

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,

Getting paid

As a professional artist you may spend a good part of your time sending out invoices, chasing payments and generally worrying about your cashflow.

Quick guide to contracts

a-n/Artists Council’s Exhibition Payment Guide calls for written confirmation in the form of a contract or letter of agreement. This quick guide