In 2002, became an independent, artist-led organisation, and has continued to publish artists' books and editions, and work with other centres in the UK and abroad, setting up collaborative projects, publications, exhibitions and events. This includes the organisation of the Small Publishers Fair – an international event held in London.

As well as working with visual artists, RGAP has published editions by composers, writers, sound, and performance artists, and works have been featured in numerous exhibitions related to artists’ books and publications. See the archive.

A new project - aCAP - was launched in 2002 with the specific intention of establishing a national centre for artist publishing in the UK, drawing on the track record and networks established by RGAP.