Getting permission to use New Zealand art for commercial or promotional purposes isn't always easy. We take the guesswork out of licensing visual art.
If you want to copy art work...
Why do you need a licence? A copyright licence provides comprehensive permission to organisations or individuals wanting to copy and use art for promotional or commercial purposes including sales brochures, catalogues, online or as part of a design. To find out what it costs, get in touch and we will provide you with a quote.
Simplifying licensing for visual art. Licensing artwork is nothing new. There are already over 80 licensing agencies operating in 60 countries including USA, Canada, most of Europe and Australia.
Compliance with the law: Our Visual Arts Licences give organisations and individuals access to a centralised copyright licensing service.
Support New Zealand artists: It is important that we support our country’s artists and the licence fees you pay will be paid to the artist whose work is reproduced.
Visual Arts Licence Agreements: We offer both bespoke/individual licences, as well as licensing schemes for organisations that copy and use the works of multiple artists. If you're operating an auction house, the CLNZ Auction House Licensing Scheme is for you.
Find out more
To learn more about our Visual Arts Licences or to discuss your copyright needs in more detail, we encourage you to get in touch. Our visual arts consultant, Caroline Stone will be able to help.
If you're an artist...
There are already more than 80 dedicated agencies operating in over 60 countries including Australia, Canada, USA and most of Europe and now it is New Zealand's turn!
There is no cost to sign up and you maintain 100% ownership of your work. What are you waiting for?