2018 Archives

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Guaranteed Annual Income for Artists? For All?

Guaranteed Annual Income for Artists and Writers? For All?(Note: the term Artist includes Writer in this article. In most legislation. Writers, though, do not always recognize themselves as Artists. So for you writers out there, you are included. )What if artists could focus on art without worrying about where the next rent cheque or the food bill or the next payment for last month's tour would come from?  Without worrying about the final report or the next grant deadline?  We'

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Getting Paid for Your Art: The Challenges (and Rewards) of Creating Art Across Disciplines, Media, and Technology

If you get paid to do something, you’re a professional.‚ÄčIt sounds like the punchline to a dirty joke or something scrolled across a bad motivational poster. But it’s also a discussion point when it comes to art. Where do you draw that line between creating because you love to create – and using your talent to pay the bills?As the Chair of the Saskatchewan Interactive Media Association I have been in contact with professional artists across the province, whose particular craft

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