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How profitable is a career in painting?


Just out of curiosity, I just want to know how profitable painting is, in this part of the world.


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my pictureOlogun Segun

2018-12-22 19:33:21


So I did a quick Google Search and it took me to quora after digging here and there. Here's what I was able to find out from various answers. There are definitely artists who make a living selling their art, but they are the artists who are disciplined and who dedicate their lives to doing it. It's certainly not easy. I help to run the Global Art League and our members include over 100 artists, many of whom are who are doing exactly that, and there are other organizations like this which support artists. Another one Even for the average artist, it can be profitable if you play your cards right. You just need to have your hand in a few different places. Start a Patreon, upload time lapse videos of you painting or whichever art for you do, just diversify. How profitable is the art industry? Answer 6 7 Follow Request More 3 ANSWERS Joseph Tribuzio Joseph Tribuzio Answered Jul 27 Even for the average artist, it can be profitable if you play your cards right. You just need to have your hand in a few different places. Start a Patreon, upload time lapse videos of you painting or whichever art for you do, just diversify. The art industry is huge and has many players at many levels. It depends on what perspective you are taking. For the average artist - not profitable at all. For the average gallerist? - marginally profitable. We are not even touching investors, non-profits, art consultants, cultural institutions, auction houses, editors, critics, graphic design firms, etc. There are a ton of different avenues and some people find a way to make money off them.


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