Arts degrees don’t seem to have much impact on income from the arts. But do they affect how long people stay in the field?
Createquity and Fractured Atlas team members compare notes on how to improve the lives of working artists.
Internationally, governments can play an important role creating occupational equity for the arts – but there’s a catch.
A study from Vanderbilt’s Curb Center makes a case for the benefits of active arts participation.
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.
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
When methodologies clash in search of the truth.
ART AND THE GOVERNMENT The backlash against unpaid internships has spread beyond our borders: Ontario’s Ministry of Labour has ordered two high-profile Canadian magazines to immediately end their internship programs. The Ministry also announced it plans “an enforcement blitz this spring focused specifically on internships across a variety of sectors.” (NB: while nonprofits are generallyRead More