10 Optimistic Facts and Statistics about the Art Industry in 2017

 
If you’ve ever thought about becoming an artist, then you might find yourself worrying about what your future could potentially look like. You obviously don’t want to become the cliche starving artist.
 
Or maybe you have a child or friend that is considering an education or career in the arts, and you’re worried about their financial prospects or job security.
 
Well, your concerns aren’t unusual, but are they entirely necessary?
 

Probably not

 

Unfortunately, the art industry often gets a bad rap.

 

Contrary to popular belief, arts and culture are major economic drivers, especially in 2017!

 

So the next time you find yourself defending the value of the arts in society, watch this video and check out some of the sources below for some optimistic facts and statistics about the industry!

 

Sources
SNAAP 2014 Annual Report: Making it Work

Facts and Figures on the Creative Economy, The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies

The Arts and Economic Growth, National Endowment for the Arts

The State of Create Global Benchmark Study, Adobe.com

2010 IBM Global CEO Study, IBM

Artists and Workers in the United States, National Endowment for the Arts

ArtTactic Global Art Market Outlook’s 2017 Art Market Growth Projections, Artsy.net

Art Historian, Victoria Coates, has been appointed to the Trump Administration’s National Security Council, Artsy.net

 

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Amanda Mollindo
amanda@aftrart.com

Amanda is an artist, photographer, writer, and digital marketer based in Scottsdale, Arizona. When she can squeeze a few hours of free time out of her week, you can find her with family and friends, or out hiking with her dog, Queenie.

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