Artists Insurance

  • Fast & flexible cover to protect budding and experienced artists
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We insure thousands of Professionals across the UK

Effective business insurance cover is essential for all professionals.

From your paint, brushes and palettes through to your artist studio and artworks, we’ve got you covered with our artists insurance policies. Whether your life’s work is in ceramics, oil paintings or pottery, or perhaps you love experimenting with light and dark, textiles or fabrics, you can find the right insurance policy with The Insurance Octopus. We can protect your business from various liabilities, including public and employer’s liability, as well as those relating to tools and legal expenses. With The Insurance Octopus, you can create your own cover, only paying for the protection you need, based on guidance from a Feefo Platinum awarded company. By also providing flexible payment options to sculptors, illustrators and graphic artists – among others – as well as access to top-rated insurance experts, you’ll have peace of mind knowing that your creations are safe, and your business is protected.


For a stress-free approach to artists insurance, please fill in our quote form, or request a call back, and one of our insurance specialists will talk you through our most suitable options. And should you ever want to update your policy, we’re here to help, and we won’t charge administration fees for mid-term adjustments, ever.

Insurance for artists may include the following:

Artists Public Liability Insurance

Should any customers or members of the public suffer any injuries, damages or harm due to your negligence, this insurance policy will provide compensation, with cover available from £1m to £5m as standard.

Legal Expenses cover

Covering your business should you have a legal dispute, require tax guidance or require debt recovery – which could otherwise be very expensive.

Employers Liability Insurance

With cover available at £10m as standard, we can protect your staff from any harm or injury caused due to your negligence, and help make recovery smooth and sweet.

Tools cover

An artist’s tools can be tough to replace, should they be lost, damaged or stolen. We can provide compensation for replacements, ensuring artwork is unhindered.

Why you need artist insurance

Effective insurance cover is essential for professionals no matter what sector you operate in. Consider a situation whereby you lose valuable art tools due to theft for example, a tailored business insurance policy will ultimately help keep your business protected from a wide range of risks and perils. Our cover is completely bespoke and made to your needs, and because we get to know you and your business you only pay for the cover you will need.

As an artist the work you do is varied, so your cover should give you flexibility

Types of artists we cover

We can provide cover for a broad range of artist types, whether your trade includes drawing, graphics, painting, sculpturing, or other decorative arts we can put together a tailored policy to put you at ease. Speak to us today for a quote.

Need artist’s professional indemnity cover?

As an artist you might provide advice or make pieces of work on request. Professional indemnity cover can protect you in the event a client sues due to your advice or work. Professional indemnity insurance for artists can cover the legal costs as well as any compensation payments.

Why choose The Insurance Octopus for Business Insurance?

We proudly make buying insurance different and our cover comes with a range of benefits.

Up to £5 million of cover

Claims can be expensive, that’s why we offer up to £5 million worth of public liability cover – with more available upon request.

Fast specific cover

To help save you both time and money. We compare prices from a range of different insurers so you don’t have to.

An expert who knows your industry

We’ll connect you with an agent who is an expert in your field. They understand many of the challenges you face, and can truly get to grips with the type of cover you need.

Easy claims process

Accidents can happen, so when something does go wrong you can rest easy knowing our team is on hand to make the claims process as quick and stress free as possible.

No mid term fees, ever

We don’t charge any mid-term fees at all during the life of your policy – so there are no hidden fees following any changes you might need to make.

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