“Don't pursue a career in the Arts unless you love the Arts truly, madly, deeply. And do not have any delusions about what awaits you both in educational settings, and in the job market. …If you think you're gonna get a break because you have a disability, think again. …You better be the best you can be at what you do, and do not allow yourself to use your disability as an excuse NOT to work continually and consistently towards total professionalism and high standards of quality.”
-- Jaehn Clare, professional theatre artist, from "A Career as an Artist Ain't an Easy Row to Hoe," keynote address for The Art of Employment: Careers in the Arts for People with Disabilities on March 25 & 26, 2002 at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN.
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A day of free art making workshops in glassblowing, ceramics and painting will be held on Saturday, November 8th. All vets and active or retired members of the Armed Forces are welcome.Learn More
Author and arts journalist Daniel Grant will deliver a free lecture November 5 at Herron School of Art and Design in Indianapolis.Learn More