Strategic Investment in The Arts For Emerson Burch, cultivating artists is like gardening. “Is the soil healthy? Are there invasive species? Are you getting enough sunlight or water? Artists will grow and develop given the right environment,” he said. en-us <function copyright at 0x5ddbed8> Sat, 29 Sep 2012 10:31:25 GMT article by Rich Bailey on Emerson Burch ]]> 5977b0d0-0a42-11e2-9324-1231394043be Sat, 29 Sep 2012 10:31:25 GMT artish making ends meet 886cc844-09bb-11e2-a465-1231394043be Fri, 28 Sep 2012 18:26:22 GMT Great Article
And just to clarify, I am completely on-board with public art and commissions (love, love, love)... I would just like to see us, as a city use a different mix of strategies that focus on targeted economic engine creation that reduces artist dependency on grant-seeking, which would even make our amazing granting system, like MakeWork and others really help those who are exceptionally challenged market-wise.]]> ce964f74-0980-11e2-af71-1231394043be Fri, 28 Sep 2012 11:26:00 GMT