Welcome to the SAU website

The pre-eminent representative voice for visual and applied artists in Scotland, and is a vitally needed presence in the cultural and political landscape of the country.

The SAU campaigns for better working conditions for all visual and applied artists throughout Scotland: JOIN AND BE HEARD!

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Scottish Artists Union

Office 231
The Briggait
141 Bridgegate
Glasgow G1 5HZ

t: 0141 559 4999
e: info@sau.org.uk


SAU Membership Survey Report 2016

Posted: Thursday, 1st December 2016

The SAU Membership Survey Report 2016 with findings collated by independent researcher, Lorraine Simpson, of The Lines Between, is now available as a Downloadable PDF.






Posted: Tuesday, 8th November 2016

Due to the increase in membership and the current lack of staffing, we realized that the pressures on the SAU executive as a voluntary committee are not sustainable, and that we needed to undertake an Organisational Review in order to make the best decisions about the development of SAU on behalf of the organisation and the membership. We commissioned Jennifer Hunter of Hack Aye to 'HACK SAU' and she presented her findings at this year's AGM at Southblock, Glasgow, in the forma of a powerpoint outlining the issues and her plan for a way forward for the organisation. She has kindly created a version that we can display here on the website, as a downloadable PDF. 



You are invited to Scottish Artists Union – Annual General Meeting 2016

Posted: Friday, 9th September 2016

Scottish Artists Union – AGM 2016 will take place at South Block, 60 Osborne Street, Glasgow G1 5QH, on Thursday 22nd September at 6.30 - 9pm.

We particularly encourage full and associate members to come along and take part. All welcome.