Art of Business: Work Your Art by Jen Cushman
10/15/2015

There’s a rampant stereotype that artists make poor business people. The archetype of the starving artist is so entrenched in our culture; it’s one of the most popular recurring themes in literature and filmmaking. It may be romantic to watch a movie about a tortured, sensitive artist, but it’s not so pleasant to see in real life. It’s also a cop-out. It’s easier to perpetuate this myth than it is to do the hard work it takes to create a successful art-based business. 

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