Susan Jones

A published writer, researcher and consultant on contemporary visual arts matters, Susan Jones has specialist knowledge of artists’ livelihoods, professional development and employment patterns, the value of the artist-led and socially engaged/ based practice and the impact of artists within the arts ecology. Recent essays and polemics include ‘From Taking Part to everyday participation’, Cultural Values Initiative, 2015; ‘Art won’t look after itself’, Arts Professional, 2015; ‘Artists’ low incomes and status an international issue’, The Guardian, 2015 and ‘Rethinking artists: the role of artists in the 21st Century, Working Artists Aspect of Arts and Labour’, 6th Seoul Art Space International Symposium 2014. An index of her writing on and research for a-n The Artists Information Company can be found at
(Updated 2015)