Most artists are doing something that’s not their art to make money,” says D’Ignazio, who has known RISD students with day jobs ranging from illustrating children’s books to guarding prisoners at Guantánamo. “It doesn’t compromise your professionalism if you have one career and another on the side. That’s the reality of making art in this country."
The Art of Keeping Oneself Fed in Art School
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