Regularly Asked Questions

Simple tips from another world – well established learning to assist you in getting exhibitions.

Simple tips from another world – well established learning to assist you in getting exhibitions.

Across all industries, an agreed axiom is that sending any type of correspondence or making any form of contact that ...
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Regularly Asked Questions - Tax and Self-employment

If you are offering art or classes/education of any kind then you may need to register for VAT!

It has come to our attention that Revenue have now implemented and are checking for VAT compliance under the amendments ...
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Keeping It Practical

Managing My Work: Video and New Media Artworks

There are many common misconceptions regarding the archiving and documentation of technology-reliant artworks, particularly in relation to those works that ...
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Regularly Asked Questions

Regularly Asked Questions

Our help desk have a number of questions that are constantly asked by our members.  In this section we outline ...
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Regularly Asked Questions - Insurance

I need to get insurance for my studio – can you advise?

Visual Artists Ireland recommends the insurance brokers O’Driscoll O’Neil to artists in Ireland.  Several agencies offer different forms of insurance, ...
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Regularly Asked Questions - Copyright

Can you advise me on the copyright implications of such an exchange?

I have been approached by a person who wishes to one of my images on an album cover. Can you ...
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Regularly Asked Questions - Pricing and Costings

Request for Advice

I have won a commission to design a corporate Christmas card for a commercial company. Would you advise me as ...
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Regularly Asked Questions - Exhibiting

How do I attract professional critics and curators to my exhibition?

There is no set way of attracting curators, critics or other art professionals to shows. For most artists getting a ...
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Regularly Asked Questions - Tax and Self-employment

I am an artist registered as self-employed. Please would you advise me regarding preparing my annual tax returns.

It is impossible to provide a detailed answer to this question as the issue is too subjective. However, Visual Artists ...
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Regularly Asked Questions - Tax and Self-employment

I wish to apply for the Artists’ Tax Exemption. How do I go about it?

The Revenue website provides all the information you need to apply for the Artists' Tax Exemption. Here you will find ...
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