A candid guidebook about art-making in the midst of oppression.
"Offers modest and straightforward suggestions for surviving and thriving in creative endeavors." —Publishers Weekly
As a teenager visiting the Andy Warhol Museum, Beth Pickens realized the importance of making art. As an adult, she has dedicated her life to empowering working 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.
Beth Pickens is a Los Angeles-based consultant for artists and arts organizations.