Your Art Will Save Your Life by Beth Pickens audiobook

Your Art Will Save Your Life

By Beth Pickens
Read by Beth Pickens

Blackstone Publishing 9781936932290
2.39 Hours Unabridged
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As a teenager visiting the Andy Warhol Museum, Beth Pickens realized the importance of making art. As an adult, she has worked as a consultant empowering artists. Intimate yet practical, Your Art Will Save Your Life helps artists build a sustainable practice while navigating the world of MFAs, residencies, and institutional funding.

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Summary

Summary

As a teenager visiting the Andy Warhol Museum, Beth Pickens realized the importance of making art. As an adult, she has worked as a consultant empowering artists. Intimate yet practical, Your Art Will Save Your Life helps artists build a sustainable practice while navigating the world of MFAs, residencies, and institutional funding.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Essential reading for anyone who has ever felt overwhelmed by art, activism, or adulting.” Ann Friedman, cohost of Call Your Girlfriend
“Beth Pickens’s theories on art and practice have changed and enriched my life.” Nicole Georges, author of Fetch: How a Bad Dog Brought Me Home
“An electrically inspiring, politically fresh, and class-conscious guide for artists who wish to engage more deeply with their process, their careers, and their lives.” Michelle Tea, author of Modern Tarot
“If you are a person who needs to make art in order to function, this book is from your best, smartest, coolest, most insightful, wise, learned, practical, savvy, no-bullshit friend.” Lucy Corin, author of One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses
“A dense, power-punch of info.” Portland (OR) Mercury
“This funny, tender, totally usable guide provides a bundle of simple methods that will allow you to focus on creative projects, reenergize, grow joy, and take risks.” Harry Dodge, artist
Your Art Will Save Your Life is the artist’s guidebook to create, thrive, and survive amid any political shitstorm.” Bust

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Author

Author Bio: Beth Pickens

Author Bio: Beth Pickens

Beth Pickens is a Los Angeles–based consultant for artists and arts organizations. She provides career consultation, grant writing, fundraising, and financial, strategic, and project planning services for clients across the United States. She earned her MEd in counseling psychology from the University of Missouri–Columbia. Before relocating to Los Angeles in 2014, Pickens was based in San Francisco and served as senior program manager at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and managing director of both RADAR Productions and the Queer Cultural Center.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Self-Help
Runtime: 2.39
Audience: Adult
Language: English