Artists Newsletter #4: The 2010s

For our final anniversary publication, Holly Willats explores how social media became a game changer for artists’ practices.

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a-n Artists Bursaries 2021

Bursaries of £500 – £1500 to support professional development.


Assembly 2021

A series of day-long events inviting artists to lead debate and open discussion around a chosen topic.

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Graduating in 2021? We’re offering you 50% off a-n Artist membership.

Degree Shows Guide

Celebrating the art and ideas of this year’s graduates – interviews, features and tips for life after graduation

Jobs & Opps

Deadline: 03 October 21

Artist / Technician-in-Residence

Practising artists and craft workers in all disciplines are invited to apply for this role.

Deadline: 04 October 21

Arts Inspiration & Aspiration – residency opp

A paid eight month residency and mentorship position, with subsidised studio practice and directive over artist led workshops hosted by Marlborough

Deadline: 10 October 21

2021 Foundwork Artist Prize | $10,000 Juried Grants

The Foundwork Artist Prize is an annual juried award to recognize outstanding practices by contemporary artists working in any media. Two honorees


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