The Lion's Roar

Artists manage their expenses

Abigail Coleman, a senior art major, works on her project in a class taught by Jeff Mickey, professor of sculpture. While materials may be provided in class, a working artist has to manage the financial cost of their career.

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

April 9, 2019

Beyond creativity and passion, working artists may find finances factor into management of their career. From a business standpoint, working artists consider several factors depending on their type of work. “Artists who work with public art may have costs associated with permitting, engineering fees or logi...