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: The 2010s

The fourth and final set of conversations in our 40 Years 40 Artists series of artist interviews.


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: 05 September 21

Contemporary British Painting Prize 2021

NOW OPEN FOR ENTRIES The winner receives a £2,000 cash prize, an essay on their practice by Matthew Burrows MBE, an invitation to become a member

Deadline: 07 September 21

The ING Discerning Eye Exhibition

The ING Discerning Eye Exhibition is an annual show of small-scale works selected by six leading figures from the art world. It gives artists from

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