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Your Art Will Save Your Life

96 pages1 hour


Partially a self-help book, partially a political manifesto, Beth Pickens combines practical advice for those seeking out a creative career while contextualizing it for the current time. As conversations about NEA grants, public programming, and arts funding for schools grow heated, this book is a great resource that also emphasizes the emotional/spiritual component of artmaking and draws from historical instances where art has been a tool of resistance
Beth Pickens draws from years of working in arts non-profits and artist consultation, putting a friendly face to the often-intimidating world of grants, fellowships, and promotion

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