As Ireland’s representative body for professional visual artists, We provide practical support to visual artists in all art forms throughout their careers. These range from Advocacy, Advice, Help-Desks, On-Line Guides, Information Sheets, Lifelong Learning, News Provision, Information Sharing, Networking, as well as services specific for Members.
This section of our website details the range of services, facilities and resources provided by Visual Artists Ireland. These resources are designed to be useful, practical and relevant to artists. We believe that our core mission it to be a trusted source of support and encouragement. We advocate, advise and connect with a wide range of experts and organisations who work in many different ways to ensure that visual artists have the potential to participate as equals in our sector.
“VAI is a place where you never feel alone. There is always an ear to listen, an expert to advise, and even a chance to catch up on what is happening in the world.” – VAI Member
“VAI is a truly equitable organisation” – VAI Funder
Whether you are attending one of our events, webinars or Visual Artists Café, you will be able to discover a place where you can have an open conversation about the challenges you are facing and how you can overcome them. And, this is just the start of a wide range of services that we offer to visual artists, groups, and organisations.