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Providing Artists with the tools to reach audiences, increase sales, and build a thriving arts business.


A VAA membership offers a variety of training programmes to prepare you for the career of a lifetime. Learn how to build your fan base with social media guides and training videos. Training with us gives you the opportunity to transform your business and increase sales.

The training that the membership provided me with allowed me to push myself. I am now working as a full-time artist and I could not be happier!

Beginning your career as an artist is only one step away


Learn the tricks of the trade with the VAA’s vault, which will give you insider knowledge on how to transform your business. You will be provided with exclusive access to an expanse of resources, as well as a directory of galleries and publishers.

The VAA’s advice has been invaluable to me. I now see where my business was failing, after taking their advice my online sales have increased. I feel more confident than ever about my artwork.


As a member of the VAA you have exclusive access to networking and events. You will have the opportunity to meet fellow artists and be at home with your community.

I wouldn’t be the artist I am today if not for the people around me. Being a member of the VAA, I have had the opportunity to meet likeminded artists who have made me feel confident and supported in building my business.


Protecting your business is crucial to your career as an artist. You can relax knowing that a membership with the VAA protects your business when making public appearances. You are guaranteed that when exhibiting to or working with members of the public you have insurance against accidental injury to others*.

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Art Fairs and workshops are essential to my practice. Having insurance means that I can enjoy my public appearances, stress free!

December Artist Opportunities

The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting longer. It will be 2021 before we know it! There are still plenty of opportunities to be getting on with before the year ends. So, make yourself a hot chocolate, curl up by the fire, and read through all the...

Why Our Members Recommend Joining the VAA

Are you new to our organisation and want to know more about what we do? The Visual Artists Association plays an important role in our Artist’ careers. We offer ways for our members to improve their art careers, increase sales, and build a thriving business. Here at...

Five Sites to Help Visualise Your Art

Providing buyers an image of how your artwork will look in a physical space can elevate your level of professionalism and even streamline sales. This has become even more important during lockdown when buyers cannot see the piece in person and may struggle to...

November Artist Opportunities

As winter approaches and we start to look towards the beginning of 2021, opportunities for Artists are springing up everywhere! We've taken out the hard work for you and compiled a list of the best international opportunities for Visual Artists. Due to Coronavirus...

October Artist Opportunities

After a summer spent in lockdown, with no end in sight, it is a stressful time for many artists who rely on physical fairs and exhibitions as a form of income. Now, with the international freedom of the internet, we've collected opportunities for artists over the...

Copycat Artists: What can you do if someone has plagiarised your work?

You’re proud of your latest work which is original, expressive, and sure to sell. So, what happens if someone else copies it and sells the copies? Recently, we heard of one such situation whereby an artist sold their work to a close associate who then went on to copy...

Perfect Your Hashtag Strategy in 5 Steps

Instagram has become one of the most influential social media platforms for visual artists. For painters, illustrators, sculptors, and photographers the platform acts as a personalised gallery, portfolio, and online storefront. Social media has become integral to...

Using the Art of Storytelling to Sell Your Brand

Finding a way to connect with your audience is one of the most effective tools to grow your business. Many artists focus their branding on the artwork they produce, rather than their role as an artist. However, as the art industry has shown time and time again,...

Online Sales Trends in the Hiscox Report

The Hiscox Report provides insight into trends occurring in online art sales. This year’s report is presented a bit differently than usual. In order to track developments during the global pandemic, a short Hiscox report has been produced and further updates will...

Certificate of Authenticity

To make your life easier and give you peace of mind, we are providing our members with a Visual Artists Association exclusive Certificate of Authenticity template. Simply click the link below to download and adjust the details on the document to suit your artwork....

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– Public & Products Liability Insurance*

– Forum Community Access

– Training Programmes

– Networking & Events

– Resource Centre Access

– Trade Directory Access

– Videos from the Art Café Series


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– Mastermind Networking Event

– Exclusive Webinars

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– Public & Products Liability Insurance*

– Training Programmes

– Networking & Events

– Resource Centre Access

– Trade Directory Access

– Improve Business Skills

– Videos from the Art Café Series