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 New Chair announced for Queensland Symphony Orchestra. What works when partnering with development organisations If you are working in the social or economic development space — or want to — here’s some advice. Tips to succeed in the arts Trust your instincts, build relationships, and make data driven decisions. Career advice for arts managers Sometimes we need to remember why we do what we do. (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.