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

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

The Future of Work

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Artists' Insurance Policy (including use of heat)

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Artists' Insurance Policy (excluding use of heat)

This additional cover is designed for artists, who...
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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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