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Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals

Here's a solid article about abstract painter Frank Stella who is putting together a retrospective of his work for the Whitney. What does he say about earning a living as an artist?

Among other things: 

People get excited about the high-end numbers,” he said, “but almost all artists, even the really successful ones, are basically hand to mouth. If you’re self-supporting, no matter how successful you are it’s not easy.

Read the article here: http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2015/sep/01/frank-stella-ar...

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Comment by Connie Mettler on September 14, 2015 at 5:30pm

Thanks, Layl. It's always good to get some perspective from the stars ... everyone is working out there for sure.

Comment by Layl McDill on September 14, 2015 at 2:30pm

It's so true- even if you have the most amazing show and sell your biggest piece you still have to do it all again the next week. 

Great article!


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