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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40 Years 40 Artists

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


Assembly 2021

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

The gift of membership

For something special that lasts beyond Boxing Day, give the gift of a-n Artist membership.

Buy art for Christmas

Our pick of original artworks and handcrafted gifts to get you in the festive spirit.

Jobs & Opps

Deadline: 31 January 22

New Arts Master’s at Dartington

Join our learning community at Dartington for a transformative experience developing your own arts practice through our new postgraduate degrees

Deadline: 10 January 22

Two Public Art Commissions, Pounds Park, Sheffield

Two Public Art Commissions that will help shape a new park, with a focus on young people and play, in the heart of Sheffield's city centre. The

Deadline: 06 December 21

Royal Drawing School: Online Drawing Development Year

A postgraduate-level online programme designed to develop your drawing and studio practice.


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