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It is a pleasant read.
There are many books about arts marketing and trade publications offering specific advice for specific arts markets and strategies for making a living as an artist.
In this book, I find Sharon Louden normalizing the sustaining journeys an artist takes through sharing these essays from a diversity of artist disciplines.
I would deem this as a must-read for up and coming artists or anyone who is considering art as a career especially. Read morePublished 2 months ago by James
This book is a page turner as you peek into 40 artist's lives and how they have created a life in the art world. Read morePublished 3 months ago by gladys eloise
Awesome read for any artist thinking about living solely off their artistic talent. Reality can be brutal. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Kellie A Moeller
Actually i think the book was ok, not really boring but it didn't hold my attention. I will try and re-read it and review it again and give it a second chance. Great topic!Published 4 months ago by TODD GUTMANN
When I first started reading this book I wasn't sure what to expect. The essays were all written with candor and openness. Read morePublished 4 months ago by soskelnt
Very glad to have these essays to read. When I feel my life as an artist may be too daunting I remember that every one of these artists went forward although the path is not always... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Rachel Beth Stiff
As the other reviews have stated, this great collection of essays details the challenges working artists face and the strategies, trade-offs and philosophies they employ to sustain... Read morePublished 6 months ago by BN
This book seems like an interesting idea and necessary for every artist trying to make it in this art world. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Pressman
A refreshing honest look at how artists live and keep a roof over their heads and food in their bellies when the most important thing in life is creating art. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Hair Balls