Situation of artists

Volume 10 No 5 / November 23, 201123 November 2011

In this issue: A summary of four reports on the situation of artists, including a profile of Quebec writers as well as Australian and American studies on the situation of artists, teaching artists and arts program graduates.


Forks in the Road: The Many Paths of Arts Alumni

Arts Research Monitor

With approximately 120,000 visual and performing arts degrees granted each year in the United States, the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project provides an important exploration of the situation of graduates of arts-related programs. Based on a surv… View this resource

Teaching Artists and the Future of Education

Arts Research Monitor

Based on a survey of 3,550 artists and program managers as well as 211 in-depth interviews, this report highlights the role of artists in teaching environments, whether schools or community settings. Teaching artists are artists “for whom teaching is… View this resource

Artist Careers (Australia)

Arts Research Monitor

Three reports from the Australia Council investigate the situation of artists in that country: a summary report (Artist careers), a survey of professional artists (Do you really expect to get paid?) and an analysis of 2006 census data (What’s your ot… View this resource

A statistical portrait of Quebec writers

Arts Research Monitor

This brief report outlines the situation of the estimated 1,510 writers in Quebec, based on a survey of writers who are on the member or applicant lists of professional writers’ associations, the Quebec arts council (Conseil des arts et des lettres d… View this resource

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