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
Cultural vitality is the evidence of creating, disseminating, validating, and supporting arts and culture as a dimension of everyday life in communities.
An important early initiative/study that helped set the stage for the creative placemaking conversation.
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
Audiences who won’t visit your museum may be enthusiastic amateur artists in their spare time.
Createquity is looking for resources about the increase in support and recognition available to non-western or non-white art forms and artists in the last 50 years in the US.
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