Authors of visual arts

EAÜ represents authors of visual artworks and their successors.

EAÜ issues licences and/or collects fees for the use of visual artworks (including paintings, graphics and sculptures) in the following cases:

Transmission and retransmission of the work via

  • television
  • cable network
  • satellite and other technical means

Reproduction of the work

  • aka making one or several copies of the work or a part of the work in whichever material form.

Making works available to the public

  • aka using the work in such a way that other people can use it at any place and time they individually choose, including via the Internet.

Reselling the work

  • aka reselling the original work in a public auction, as well as through an art gallery or art dealer.

To join EAÜ, we kindly ask to familiarize with general conditions of the membership contract. You will then need to fill out the application and the membership contract form and either submit them as digitally signed forms to the e-mail address eau@eau.org or bring the hand-signed forms to the EAÜ office (Lille 13, 10614 Tallinn).

Author's application

Successor's application

Standard form of the membership contract- author

Standard form of the membership contract- successor

If a person who is under the age of 15 wishes to join EAÜ, then we also ask for the written consent of the applicant's legal representative (e.g. mother or father).

In addition to the signed application, authors' successors must submit a copy of the certificate of inheritance issued by a notary to EAÜ.

EAÜ's project manager of artworks is:

Viive Lillemäe

tel. 6 684 373