- 133 pages ; 18 cm.
- Contents: You're an artist, keep making art -- Election aftermath -- Self-inventory -- The artist's three basic needs -- Myths about applying for stuff -- A to-do list for BFA/MFA students -- Reflections for when you freak out about the planet -- FAQs for oppressive political climates -- Pro tips.Includes bibliographical references.Summary: "As a teenager visiting the Andy Warhol Museum, Beth Pickens realized the importance of making art. As an adult, she has dedicated her life to empowering working artists. Intimate yet practical, Your Art Will Save Your Life helps artists build a sustainable practice while navigating the world of MFAs, residencies, and institutional funding."--Publisher description.