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

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

 

News & Updates

New learning events in the Highlands & Islands

Three New Workshops - Book Now! Welcome to the first series of workshops designed especially for members living in the...

We support the Living Wage

The Scottish Artists Union is an accredited employer and calls for everyone in the creative...

October Learning Newsletter

Welcome to the October edition of your union newsletter, a bi-monthly news bulletin of updates,...

Our Members Views on Brexit

We attended the recent Cross Party Group on Culture's meeting on Brexit and the cultural...
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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 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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What our members are telling us

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