(1-21-10) The study "Native Artists: Livelihoods, Resources, Space, Gifts" was published in December of 2009 and authored by Marcie Rendon and Ann Markusen. The report details a two-year study of the Ojibwe artists in Minnesota, focusing on artist training, access to resources and work-space, location, employment and self-employment, and other topics.
Grantmakers in the Arts
(1-20-10) Similar to reports such as The Conference Board’s tracking of consumer confidence, the Index views the arts as a dynamic system and provides reliable longitudinal information. It is unique when compared to other arts data systems in its scope, amount of data it presents, and annual publication. The Index is set to a base score of 100 in 2003. Every point difference represents one percent change.
(1-4-10) We've posted complete video coverage of the 2009 GIA Conference at our YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/user/grantmakersinthearts).
Coverage includes plenary sessions with Jawole Willa Jo Zollar & Urban Bush Women, John Zogby, Wynton Marsalis, Kakuna Kerina and Rocco Landesman.
Footage of the 2008 conference is still there, too!