Few people set out to cause an accident, but they do happen. And if one happens on your premises, you could be considered responsible.
Professional indemnity insurance is there to protect you and your business if a client alleges you’ve been negligent.
Subscription scheme for visual and applied artists initiated by a-n. Benefits include public liability and studio insurance.
Many artists report that they plan to work until they die.
Before investing lots of time in researching funding and finance options, it’s best to spend some time working out exactly how much – and what kind – of money you need.
Whether you are receiving benefits or not, it will be useful to follow this step.
The following terms could be the basis of negotiation for an initial contract, and provide some idea of the potential obligations the gallery would have toward the artist.
Having adequate insurance means that your work, studio, equipment or materials can be replaced if they are stolen or damaged, and protects you if an accident occurs while you are leading workshops or working with the public.
"Estate planning" is complex and tax laws change frequently and so it is advisable to consult a specialist art solicitor who can help draft up a will or form any trusts as needed.
An artist recently raised an important question about leaving work with a gallery who had insisted on disclaiming liability for taking care of the work whilst in their possession.
The typewriter ribbon had the grace to hold out until I entered the last full stop on my overdue column for Art Occasionally.