The Arts

The Arts

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This title examines the positions of artist, dancer, photographer, and curator. The duties and responsibilities of the professional in each of these occupations are examined. Through profiles of artist Dane Picard, dancer Elaine Wang, photographer Heather Cantrell, and curator Julie Joyce, readers will get the sense of an artist's life. Readers will learn about daily life in the arts, average salaries, and educational requirements and steps to securing one of these positions. Readers will learn what characteristics and interests make for a successful career in the arts, and a short self-evaluation analyses the prospective artist's potential for success in the field. Also included are evaluations of each profession's potential market, and how to find work. Inside the Industry is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.Because so many artists earn a living in another way, apart from selling their art, it is very difficult to determine the average income for working artists; however, in 2008, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the median annual wage foranbsp;...

Title:The Arts
Author:A. M. Buckley
Publisher:ABDO - 2011-01-01


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