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Drawing Ponies

Drawing My creative process begins with drawing.  Because it is how I develop ideas, I feel that it is important for me to draw often.  I work at it daily, though I don’t always complete a drawing. One of my most enjoyable types of drawings are these “simple” works done with watercolor and graphite.  These […]

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Equal Opportunity Data Mining: National Statistics about Working Artists

NEA Arts Data Profile Series: Issue 1

Title of Dataset EEO Tables for 2006-2010

Periodicity Every 10 Years

Source/Sponsor U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey; Multiple Agencies

Research Topic Artists in the Workforce; Other Arts/Cultural Occupations

Notable Features

Micro-geographic coverage. Data for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, metro and micro areas; counties; and “places” Detailed occupations (including self-employed workers) Demographic and socioeconomic variables include age, gender, race and ethnicity, citizenship, disability status, industry affiliation, earnings, education level, employment status, place of residency, and place of work

National Overview

There are 2,081,735 million artists in the United States, identified by the occupation to which they which devoted the most hours in a given week. These artists fall into one of 11 occupations, and together they compose 1.35 percent of the total workforce.

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What’s the Gov’t saying about Arts in Schools?

The Dept. of Education released a report on Monday with valuable information about how the arts are being offered in our public schools. Read more here:

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