We are the voice of
  • artists
  • applied artists
  • makers
  • weavers
  • ceramicists
  • curators
  • crafters
  • designers
  • environmental artists
  • furniture makers
  • illustrators
  • jewellers
  • painters
  • photographers
  • printmakers
  • sculptors
  • art educators

The Scottish Artists Union campaigns for better working conditions for all visual and applied artists living and working in Scotland.

 

News & Updates

Digital Detox - new online course!

As artists and makers are still juggling online and IRL workloads, the union are advocating for everyone to consider undertaking...

Members Newsletter November 2022

Here's our latest newsletter for SAU members; with information about our next Learning Event, and...

Members Newsletter October 2022

Here's our latest newsletter for SAU members; with information about our next Learning Events and...

Learning Events in October!

This October the SAU's learning programme contains FREE workshops, walks and talks in person from...
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Our Members Speak

“Thank your very much Scottish Artists Union, once again you have kicked the arse of a gallery so I’m getting paid! This is great, I really appreciate your help. Thank you so much, you can count on my support for every day until I die and possibly for a few years after that as well!”

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We are the voice of working artists in Scotland

We are the voice of working artists in Scotland

Constituted in 2001, the Scottish Artists Union lobbies on behalf of visual artists working in Scotland, defending their rights, expanding their benefits and fighting to make their professional practice a means to support a better quality of life. Read more ›
Become a member for only £60/yr.
 
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What our members are telling us
We survey our members every year to find out their experince of creating art in Scotland and the issues they face every day.
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What our members are telling us

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