Kevin Kelly, with additional text by Alan Phelan, provides advice on the basic principle of art handling with regard to the long-term care and preservation of a work of art.
Linda Scales explains the legalities of contracts and how they work. She also provides sample contracts for use when undertaking a commission, exhibiting with a gallery or reproducing an artwork.
Copyright and the Visual Artist
Linda Scales presents an overview of copyright and how it works. She also advises artists on how to protect their copyright and what steps to take if copyright is infringed.
Documenting Your Work
David Monahan, photographer, provides an introduction to the basics of photographic documentation.
Importing and Exporting Your Work
Jacqui McIntosh provides artists with a practical and useful ‘how to’ guide to importing and exporting artwork. She also examines the legal documentation required for transporting work.
Linda Scales provides advice to artists on how to avoid professional disputes and manage those that do occur
Health & Safety in the Studio
Niamh Looney presents an overview of the legislation in relation to Health and Safety and advises how to manage Health and Safety as part of an artists studio practice.
Pensions for Artists
Visual Artists Ireland provides some advice for artists on pensions and financial planning for the future.
A Practical Guide to Setting Up Studio Space
Jacinta Lynch presents a practical guide to equip artists with some general information and advice needed to set up a studio group.
Tax and Self-Employment
Gaby Smyth and Co. Accountants provide information on Tax, PRSI and Social Insurance benefits for self-employed artists.
Tax and Self-Employment – Northern Ireland (Updated for 2011)
Flannigan Edmonds Bannon, Chartered Accountants provide information on Tax, PRSI and social Insurance benefits for self-employed artists based in Northern Ireland.
VAT and Artists
Gaby Smyth and Co. Accountants provide a simple guide to VAT general rules and administration for artists.
VAT and Artists – Northern Ireland (Updated for 2011)
Flannigan Edmonds Bannon, Chartered Accountants provide a simple guide to VAT general rules and administration for artists in Northern Ireland.