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Volume 24, Number 7 — July 2017

NEA Announces New Study on Working Artists

June 17, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) study provides the first look at 21st century labor trends among working artists.

On Friday, June 13, the NEA announced the release of Artists in the Workforce: 1990-2005, the first nationwide look at artists' demographic and employment patterns in the 21st century.

Artists in the Workforce analyzes working artist trends, gathering new statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau to provide a comprehensive overview of this workforce segment, its maturation over the past 30 years, along with detailed information on specific artist occupations.

For more information, visit: www.arts.gov/news/news08/ArtistsinWorkforce.html