99.8%: The Attrition Rate of Artists in Australia 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 Double Manual – Peter de Jager plays Xenakis An Olympian tour-de-force of virtuosity and an awe-inspiring test of endurance. Screen Forever - Meet the buyers, guess what they have in their pockets Bread and butter humans at Screen Forever in the vital Meet the Buyer sessions. Ideas that change the world: Ten great books Engaging with great works of literature can make us more empathetic and better critical thinkers. Here are ten to get you started. How conversation can solve contemporary issues Modern philosophers dissect the 'racist statue' debate and focus on the very real and divisive issue which Australians face: our colonial past. (Premium content) Premium content Paul Isbel Tuesday 8 May, 2012 We’re all born artists but only 0.2% of all Australians will make it their life. Somewhere along the way the rest of us made a choice. 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 Paul Isbel taught at primary and secondary level in government and private schools and has worked in teacher education at tertiary level. He has worked in online publishing since 1997.