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Description - Creative Careers in Crafts by Susan Joy Sager

This state-of-the-art career guide guarantees informed choices for anyone seeking to pursue a creative career full-time or on the side. Featuring profiles of nearly fifty professionals from every area of the industry, this comprehensive career resource provides budding craftspeople and artists with a rich overview of the vast career opportunities that are open to the artistically talented. Systematically organized by type of material - clay, fibre, metal, glass, and wood, an introduction to each medium, and information on where to find education and professional support. Within the chapters, readers will find career advice on the various sub-genres of each craft, e.g. the chapter on fibre art branches out into baskets, beads, book arts, dolls, quilts, weaving, and yarn. With a section on the history of the crafts industry and the contemporary scene, cutting-edge industry surveys, and self-help planning tools such as how to create a business plan, this authoritative guide offers readers both a self-help teaching tool and a career advisor

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781581153620
ISBN-10: 1581153627
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 153mm x mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Allworth Press,U.S.
Publisher: Allworth Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 9-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Susan Joy Sager

Susan Joy Sager has been consulting more than 1,000 crafts people during her career as a crafts career consultant and has interviewed many more for her regular contributions to The Crafts Report, Woodshop News, and the Maine Crafts Association Newsletter. An artist and former arts administrator. she has owned her own gallery and crafts business

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