The rise of the artpreneur

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As artists increasingly identify as small businesses, entrepreneurship training is becoming part of the armoury of creative arts graduates.

The career of an artist is not dissimilar to that of an entrepreneur. Self-orientated, sometimes self-taught, boundary-less, and resourceful, like entrepreneurs, artists wanting to sustain themselves through their craft need to seek funding, pitch and market their work, and create a living where a career path is yet to be carved.

Madeleine Dore

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