About this blog

This is my blog on the arts scene of Carrboro, Chapel Hill and surrounding Triangle communities. I'll focus on visual arts and the 2ndFriday Artwalk and other visual art events but that doesn't mean I won't chat about music, literary events, film or anything else in the local creative world. Please email with ideas, links, comments or brickbats. [I have comment moderation on so if you don't see your comment right away that means that I haven't had a chance to approve it yet. Sorry, but the spammers.....]

Monday, October 31, 2011

Artists make more than the average worker!?

A recent National Endowment for the Arts study reports that, on average, artists make over $43,000 per year. Hmmm, I'm guessing George Clooney, Jeff Koons and Lady Gaga sort of skew the average a bit!  Here's the NYT's lead in:
Artists in America constitute a tiny portion of the nation’s work force, but they tend to be more entrepreneurial, better educated and, with a median salary of $43,230, better paid than the average worker by nearly $4,000...

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