Artists Newsletter #3: The 2000s

With a nostalgic nod to the visual culture of the noughties, Guest Editor Shy Bairns explores collectives and how artists work together.

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Celebrating the art and ideas of this year’s graduates

Interviews, features and information on the latest developments on degree shows and life after graduation.


Artists Talk: Collectives, collaboration and community with ruangrupa

Join us for a lunchtime talk with Indonesian artist collective and documenta 15 artistic directors ruangrupa.

40 Years 40 Artists: the 2000s

Introducing the third set of conversations in our 40 Years 40 Artists series of artist interviews, with writer Louisa Buck.

Glasgow International: a-n members in view

We take a look at the works of a-n members included in the Glasgow International festival of contemporary visual art, which continues until 27 June

Jobs & Opps

Deadline: 18 June 21

Zsuzsi Roboz Scholarship at Morley College London

A year’s funded part-time study at Morley College London, including specialist courses, tutoring, materials costs and final exhibition at the

Deadline: 25 July 21

Occasional Groundwork Call for proposals

Occasional Groundwork, an alliance of three European biennials (EVA International, Lofoten International Art Festival, Göteborg International

Deadline: 07 July 21

Deputy Director (Open School East)

The Deputy Director post is a senior position, working closely with the Director to help realise and develop the vision and mission for the


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