Your Art Will Save Your Life

Beth Pickens (Read by)
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$19.95  $18.35
Blackstone Publishing
Publish Date
November 20, 2018
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About the Author

Beth Pickens is a Los Angeles-based consultant for artists and arts organizations. She provides career consultation as well as grant-writing and fundraising assistance to clients across the United States.


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"

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"

A dense, power-punch of info.

-- "Portland (OR) Mercury"

Your Art Will Save Your Life is the artist's guidebook to create, thrive, and survive amid any political shitstorm.

-- "Bust"

Essential reading for anyone who has ever felt overwhelmed by art, activism, or adulting.

-- "Ann Friedman, cohost of Call Your Girlfriend"

Beth Pickens's theories on art and practice have changed and enriched my life.

-- "Nicole Georges, author of Fetch: How a Bad Dog Brought Me Home"

An electrically inspiring, politically fresh, and class-conscious guide for artists who wish to engage more deeply with their process, their careers, and their lives.

-- "Michelle Tea, author of Modern Tarot"