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Author: Beth Pickens Narrator: Beth Pickens Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Audio Length: Release Date: November 2018 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781982593780

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As a teenager visiting the Andy Warhol Museum, Beth Pickens realized the importance of making art. As an adult, she has dedicated her life to empowering working artists. Intimate yet practical, Your Art Will Save Your Life helps artists build a sustainable practice while navigating the world of MFAs, residencies, and institutional funding.

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  • “A dense, power-punch of info.”

    - Portland (OR) Mercury
  • “This funny, tender, totally usable guide provides a bundle of simple methods that will allow you to focus on creative projects, reenergize, grow joy, and take risks.”

    - Harry Dodge, artist
  • “If you are a person who needs to make art in order to function, this book is from your best, smartest, coolest, most insightful, wise, learned, practical, savvy, no-bullshit friend.”

    - Lucy Corin, author of One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses
  • “Your Art Will Save Your Life is the artist’s guidebook to create, thrive, and survive amid any political shitstorm.”

    - Bust

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About the Author

Beth Pickens is a Los Angeles–based consultant for artists and arts organizations. She provides career consultation, grant writing, fundraising, and financial, strategic, and project planning services for clients across the United States. She earned her MEd in counseling psychology from the University of Missouri–Columbia. Before relocating to Los Angeles in 2014, Pickens was based in San Francisco and served as senior program manager at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and managing director of both RADAR Productions and the Queer Cultural Center.