Artworker’s Union Queensland

An invitation to the Artworkers Union (QLD) contribution to Art Space/Street Space, 1984.

WHAT

Artist Union for exchange of information of information on union issues, moral rights, artist rights including artist fees, notifications of arts worker and artist activities between Australian states. Issues including discrimination against women, equal representation of genders, artist fees and artist contracts.

 

WHO

Queensland members included Barbara Campbell, Ted Riggs, Brian Doherty, Ruth Propsting, John Waller, Penny Algarormation in 1979.

Artel artists including Brian DOHERTY, Bronwyn CLARK-COOLEE, Dianne HEENAN, Adam WOLTER, Christine HENDERSON, HOLLIE

 

WHEN

1983-1986

 

WHERE

Artworker’s Union Queensland established in 1983-84 and in particular for negotiating artist fees for the 1985 Queensland Works exhibition at the University of Queensland. AWQ members including artists Penny Algar, Adam Boyd, Barbara Campbell, Brian Doherty, Ted Riggs, John Waller, Ruth Propsting, Luke Roberts, Michelle Andringa, Clare Williamson and others.

 

WHY

Artist rights, networking and information exchange. Formed in part in response to the Artworker’s Union (NSW).

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