Artists & Doctors Create their own Healthcare Reform

The O+ Festival could serve as a prototype for other cities to follow, not only in helping artists get better health care, but by bringing awareness to the health-related hardships artists face. – Samantha Levin

Perseverance and Results

I intend to widen this net next year. I went through a huge attitude change this year. Every time I felt like giving up because I came away from a show where I sold nothing, it made me dig deeper and deeper and become so much more resilient – and I enjoyed 33 sales this year!

Starting Your Career as an Artist/Interview with the Authors

One thing we’d like readers to take from our book is that building community to sustain your work and spirit is the most essential activity, and one that many artists undervalue or totally overlook.

How One Artist Reached her Market through Extreme Networking

Her image-laden website contains her story, inspirations, videos, paintings for sale, opportunities to buy customer murals, and even images of her work from Zazzle, complete with “buy” button

How to Fail as an Artist

Tongue-in-cheek article on what not to do to succeed as an artist. Addresses confidence, business issues, marketing, rejection, and other reasons why artists fail to realize successful careers, and links to articles on how to succeed.

Art and Heart Transform a School

Jacqueline Edelberg, Artist and Author, discusses how she led parents and community members to renovate a failing neighborhood elementary school in Chicago, and created a national model for reforming city schools.