Fair Share For Artists

Paying artists fairly keeps them making art. Protect artists’ rights.

Royalties are vital

The Resale Right is brilliant for artists. It's money in the bank!

Chila Kumari Singh Burman

In artists' own words

  • Francis Bowyer
    “The greatest threat is not being able to create…”

  • Richard Woods
    “The Resale Right is so important… it’s about support”

  • Cathy de Monchaux
    “It’s a very good way of archiving and knowing where one’s work is”

Facts & Figures

Artist’s Resale Right royalties enable artists to keep making work, and feed the UK’s booming creative economy.

  • 1,900

    1,900 artists and estates were paid £10m in Resale Right royalties in 2018, by DACS. Pay artists royalties to keep them making art.

  • £5k

    Visual artists earn on average only £5,000 a year. Pay artists royalties to keep them making art.

  • £101bn

    Our creative industries are worth £101bn, but artists earn on average £5k a year. Pay artists royalties to keep the creative economy booming.

Royalties benefit artists' estates

Artist's Resale Right is essential for our many responsibilities as an estate

Beverley Heath-Hoyland, the estate of John Hoyland

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