ARTRIGHT is a project established to promote professional practice and business acumen in the South African visual arts community.

Business Overview

ART Business gives you access to everyday business, legal and professional practice information, advice, documentation and tools which will help you to run your visual arts business. Industry professionals have provided all the content.


ARTRIGHT hopes that these tools will better equip you in running your life and managing your business.

We have provided you with accounting tools that will help you keep track of how much money you are receiving and spending.

Generic contracts have been developed for the visual arts industry. For instance, we have included such contacts as, The Sale of an Artwork Agreement, Commissioning of an Artwork Agreement, Condition Report, Delivery Note, Artist - Gallery Agreement and so forth.

We provide a wide variety of visual arts advice suitable for the visual arts community. For instance, we discuss the benefits of art insurance so that you may protect your artwork or art collection from loss or damage from unforeseen events. We will also discuss the different types of tax in the Tax Section and the taxes you should or should not pay.

We provide advice on a various topics. For instance, for the more advanced user, we discuss how to go about planning your career and managing your life.

VANSA and ARTRIGHT will be developing a Artist Handbook which will contain important professional information such as, how to write a CV, approach a gallery, transport your art work and so forth. We will also be developing an extensive database of industry professionals and companies in the arts industry. 

Terms & Conditions

Before you use information provided by ARTRIGHT please read through our Terms & Conditions of use.