Founding Members

Updated: Nov 24, 2014



Founding members

Artists' Union England launched publicly on the 1st of May 2014. In September 2013, a group of artists decided to form the union and worked to set up the infrastructure and networks in preparation for the launch. The founding members were:

Angela Kennedy, Sally Sheinman, Katriona Beales, Theresa Easton, Chris Cudlip, Vanessa Maurice-Williams, Hayley Hare, Margareta Kern, Mary Vettise, Bridget Harvey, Donna Cheshire and Linda Sgoluppi.

The following founding members formed the Acting Executive which was in place until our first formal elections could take place at our first AGM on 1st of November 2014.

Angela Kennedy, Sally Sheinman, Katriona Beales, Theresa Easton, Chris Cudlip, Vanessa Maurice-Williams, Hayley Hare and Mary Vettise

For more information on the current Executive Committee see here.

Founding members

Image: Founding members (top L-R) Mary Vettise, Margareta Kern, Angela Kennedy, Linda Sgoluppi, Theresa Easton (bottom L-R) Katriona Beales, Vanessa Maurice-Williams, Sally Sheinman, Hayley Hare. London, September 2013




 
 
 

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Artists’ Union England is an active union and is constantly campaigning, producing resources and signposting opportunites for its members:

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Membership Benefits

A membership to Artists’ Union England gets you professional support and access to resources. That means you’ll get:

  • Public and Products Liability (PPL) insurance
  • 30 minutes FREE legal advice
  • Access to resources about artists’ issues
  • FREE training and study opportunities
  • Coming soon: tax guidance

Your membership means help will be there when you need it and we’ll constantly campaign for artist’s rights.


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Artists’ Union England is the collective voice of artists living and working in England.


Membership costs £42 annually – equivalent to £3.50 per month