We are the voice of
  • artists
  • animators
  • applied artists
  • arts administrators
  • arts educators
  • arts managers
  • ceramicists
  • curators
  • community artists
  • crafters
  • designers
  • drawers
  • digital artists
  • environmental artists
  • illustrators

We welcome all professional visual artists and makers living and working in Scotland. Membership fees are £60 per year payable by Direct Debit, you can pay annually or £5 per month. 


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Free insurance cover for our members 2019

As a member of the Scottish Artists Union, you will receive FREE insurance cover provided by Hencilla Canworth. This is...

Workshop - Optimum-o Pie

An exercise and discussion on timekeeping, Glasgow, August 2019

Workshop - The Force of Listening

The Force of Listening Reading Group, Glasgow, August 2017
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Our Members Speak

“Artists are workers and we deserve the same rights and representation as any other sector of the labour market.”

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We are the voice of professional artists in Scotland

We are the voice of professional 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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