Other Insurance

VAI Members: All individual registered members of Visual Arts Ireland who are permanently resident in the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man and have paid the appropriate subscription will automatically be covered by Member’s Public and Products Liability Insurance from Hencilla Canworth. To view the policy and eligibility see here.

Artists Insurance Policy

The Artists Insurance Policy is an affordably priced tailored package of insurance covers designed specifically for visual and applied artists. Cover is available from as little as £157.50.

Although competitively priced the policy provides a comprehensive cover including:


  • Completed work is insured for the artist’s net selling price
  • Work in progress cover
  • Worldwide cover available including storage, transit and exhibition risks

Studio Insurance

  • Cover for studio contents, tools and equipment
  • UK/Europe & Worldwide covers available
  • Option to include Studio Buildings cover

Business Interruption

  • £50,000 loss of Gross Profit cover provided automatically
  • Option to increase
  • Cover extended to include exhibition venues and contract sites

Employers’ Liability

  • £10,000,000 Limit of Indemnity
  • Temporary employee cover available

To apply for a quotation please email arts@hencilla.co.uk or call us on 020 8686 5050. Remember to mention Visual Artists Ireland.