Pushing past breaking point Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles On the move: the latest appointments and resignations Global search brings Aussie home to SSO, Belvoir gets a new Executive Director and MTC announces its inaugural writers in residence. Why we need more independent producers Independent artists need independent producers; they also need to reconsider some of the negative stereotypes they have about the producer's role. On the move: the latest appointments and resignations New CEO for Salamanca, changes to Australia Ballet Board, ABC looses Chang, NORPA announces new associates, and from Arts House to Arts Centre. Is a career in the arts sector good for your creativity? Artists are naturally attracted to working in the sector, but does too much exposure to the business of art diminish one’s creativity? (Premium content) Premium content Andrea Simpson Monday 7 August, 2017 Creating art is mentally challenging and can push artists to breaking point – so how do artists persevere? And do such challenges make their art better? This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the Arts industry ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and join the Australian arts community today Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Andrea Simpson is an ArtsHub staff writer.