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Starving Artist

5 Tips About How to Stop Thinking Like a Starving Artist

Sky Mandala Marcano | Posted 05.06.2015 | Arts
Sky Mandala Marcano

Most of my life I believed that if I went after a creative career I would struggle financially. It was deeply ingrained in my belief system. I would think about phrases like "poor starving artist" and "feast and famine are part of an artist's life."

How Do You Make Your Living?

Naomi Mac Millan | Posted 07.07.2014 | Arts
Naomi Mac Millan

I always find it strange when someone tells me that I can't make a living on writing alone. I know they mean that there's no money in it, but isn't that an odd way to put it? Somehow, 'make money' has become 'make a living.'

What Fantastic Mr. Fox Can Teach Us About Marketing

Molly Hahn | Posted 04.23.2014 | Small Business
Molly Hahn

Last night, I finally saw Fantastic Mr. Fox. Not only were the visuals totally captivating, I fell in love with the lead character {or Clooney's voi...

'Feeding' the Starving Artist 7 Ways Til Sunday

Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux | Posted 04.07.2014 | Women
Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux

A few months ago, I grew tired of the political rigmarole that corporate life was offering. The nepotism, the deceit and backstabbing, the projects that didn't speak to my spirit, the lack of know-how by the people who were supposed to be leading -- all of it had become a tad bit overwhelming.

Art Started When I Stopped Caring

Dori Hartley | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Dori Hartley

The minute I stopped caring was the minute the world poured out of me and onto the canvas. It was and is truly an uncanny experience.

His Photos May Just Change Your Life

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Victor M. Feraru

The images that twenty-one year old Kyle Thompson creates are hard to get out of your head. His photographs are real life depictions of scenes played out in his imagination.

Starving Artists: Why Authors Write Books About Being Poor

John Marsh | Posted 05.14.2012 | Books
John Marsh

Among the modern poets who reinvented poetry in the early decades of the twentieth century, nearly everyone, and especially the poets whom people think of when they think of modern poets -- Gertrude Stein, Robert Frost, Carl Sandburg, Hart Crane, Langston Hughes -- wrote about the poor.

Seeking Private Support, Artist Incorporates

Daniel Grant | Posted 11.06.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Setting up a limited liability corporation offers artists clear benefits - "No more of this hat in hand, starving artist routine," Coffin said, "we're going in as a business" - and some risks.