Paying Artists aims to secure payment for artists who exhibit in publicly-funded galleries
We found 71% of artists were not receiving payment for exhibiting in publicly funded galleries. Two years after launching our campaign, and after extensive consultation and testing, Exhibition Payment Guide has now been published to support fair payment for artists. About the Campaign
Exhibition Payment Guide
Exhibition Payment is a payment to artists which values their singular imagination and professional contribution to the success of publicly-funded exhibitions.
a-n/AIR’s brand new guidance and framework provides sectoral advice on payments within the context of exhibitions or other visual arts presentation to the public.
The culmination of extensive consultation and testing across the sector. It is a significant milestone in the journey to fair pay for artists.
The new one-year pilot scheme has been developed in partnership between the department of social protection and the department of arts, heritage, regional, rural and Gaeltacht affairs, in consultation with Visual Artists Ireland and The Irish Writers Centre.read more
In the lead up to the general election on 8 June, a-n’s Director Jeanie Scott announces a major five-year strategy to make sure the new government understands – and reflects – the needs and contribution of the UK’s visual artists.read more
Following more than two years working and consulting with artists, major public funders and visual arts organisations, a-n and AIR has published new guidelines for paying artists for their contribution to public exhibitions.read more