Can an economic downturn be an artistic opportunity?
After completing reporting on two years of state support for our small non profit arts org I am reminded of what I already knew. What a driving force the arts are to our econonmy – especially public art! With the joined totals of artists fees, materials, and fabrication the business of beautification really contributes its share into the local and national coffers.
Arlene Goldfarb eloquently expands on this idea in this article. Great weekend reading!!!
I’ve got a good start on my list dream projects, guest artists, and ideas! Now if I could only find the funding…