Internationally, governments can play an important role creating occupational equity for the arts – but there’s a catch.
The key to success might be risk tolerance, not talent.
Most arts majors come from money. Most artists didn’t major in the arts. What does that say about the sector?
Only 16% of working artists in the United States have arts-related bachelor’s degrees.
Looking at data from the 1980 census, this study attempts to flesh out the the myths and realities of the labor market for artists.
Our investigations of the history of the arts ecosystem and the labor market for artists and creative entrepreneurs have moved to the article-writing phase.
Our research on the history of the arts ecosystem continues with our investigation of the expanding definition of the arts and the recent history of support and recognition for artists of color. We have decided to focus this research on the period covering 1980-today, with an emphasis on trends related to equity and multiculturalismRead More
This month, we began a new research investigation in the arts and economic disadvantage research area into how artists make a living. We are examining the barriers that economically disadvantaged people face when pursuing “scarce” opportunities in the arts to become artists. We have agreed upon research questions and completed an initial scan for literatureRead More
The following end notes accompany our article, “Are The Arts The Answer to Our TV Obsession?” published on February 22, 2016: (1) What we mean when we say “watching TV” When we talk about hours of television watched, we’re talking about self-reported hours; in other words, the amount of time an individual themselves assesses they watchRead More
Television can wreak havoc on the brain AND the body. But the people who watch it the most don’t seem to mind.