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

2021 Rates of Pay

The Scottish Artists Union has from its inception been concerned with establishing recognised national standards in artists’ contracts and payments, as it...

Free insurance cover for our members 2021

As a member of the Scottish Artists Union, you will receive FREE insurance cover provided...

How to Get Paid On Time

Tips and advice on how to approach the arduous task of pursuing unpaid invoices and...

Learning Programme Organiser Vacancy (LUPS)

Come and Join our Team! We have a VACANCY:  We are looking to fill the position...
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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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