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...

More important to art than skill

Excellence in a craft can require the artist's confidence. This can extend from receiving criticism to experimentation.

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2019

There exists an unsung hero in artistry who cannot be found in a supply store or on a craftsman’s workbench. From sculpture to theatre, this hero is expressed in every movement of the body, and the factor, confidence, distinguishes expert artists from beginners. Elaine Gulley, a senior art major, expre...