Research (233 publications)

Artist Employment, 2000-2002 : Research Division Note no. 84

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Authors:
Nichols, Bonnie
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2003
13p.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that, in 2002, job market conditions weakened for the total civilian work force and for most workers in artist occupations. Unemployment among workers in artist occupations reached 116,000 in 2002, while the unemployment rate for artists hit 5.5 percent, up from 3.5 percent in 2000.

Subjects:
Artists--Employment--United States

Artist Labor Force by State, 2000 : Research Division Note no. 85

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Authors:
Nichols, Bonnie
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2004
10p.

This note reports the state location of workers in 11 detailed artist occupations. It examines the state concentration of artists as a share of the total civilian labor force, and state patterns in the location of individual artist occupations.

Subjects:
Artists--Employment--United States

Artists & communities : America creates for the millennium

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Authors:
Klein, Deborah
Contributors:
Warshawski, Morrie
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2003
Subjects:
Artists and community
Community arts projects

Artists and Art Workers in the United States : Findings from the American Community Survey (2005-2009) and the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (2010). Research Division Note no. 105

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Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2011

Note #105 uses multiyear averages from the American Community Survey (2005-2009) to enumerate the nation’s artists and to describe their demographic traits, work patterns, and nationwide concentration. The Note also explores links between individual artist occupations and specific industries, and it reports occupational and industry patterns for workers who obtained arts-related degrees in college. Finally, the Note identifies state and metropolitan-level concentrations of employment within arts industries.

Subjects:
Artists--Employment--United States
Artists--United States--Statistics

Artists and arts workers in the United States : Findings from the American Community Survey (2005-2009) and the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (2010). Research Division Note no. 105

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Authors:
Nichols, Bonnie
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2011
Subjects:
Arts audiences--United States--Statistics
Artists--Employment--United States

Artists compared by age, sex, and earnings in 1970 and 1976


Contributors:
National Endowment for the Arts. Research Division
Publication:
Washington (D.C.) : National Endowment for the Arts, Research Division, 1980
54 p. ; 28 cm.
Subjects:
Artists--United States--Economic conditions
Arts, American--20th century

Artists Compared by Age, Sex, and Earnings in 1970 and 1976 : Research Division Report no. 12

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Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 1980
54p.

Census data compared with the 1976 Survey of Income and Education to reveal the changes in the size and composition of America’s artist population during the 1970s.

Subjects:
Artists--United States--Economic conditions
Arts, American--20th century
Artists--Economic conditions

Artists in a Year of Recession : Impact on Jobs in 2008. Research Division Note no. 97

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Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2009
10p.

Artists are facing sharp increases in unemployment. In the fourth quarter of 2008, the artist unemployment rate reached 6.0 percent for a total of 129,000 unemployed artists.

Subjects:
Artists--Employment--United States
Arts--Economic aspects--United States

Artists in a Year of Recession : Impact on Jobs in 2008 (addendum)

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Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 2010
6p.

An addendum to Research Note #97, which examines figures from 2009 as well as 2008 and the impact of the second year of the recession on artists.

Subjects:
Artists--Employment--United States
Arts--Economic aspects--United States

Artists in Metropolitan Areas – 1990 : Research Division Note no. 42

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Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Endowment for the Arts, 1993
3p.

This note provides estimates based on the 1990 Census of Population for artist labor forces in the 30 metropolitan areas with the largest number of artists. The note also provides information on the 10 metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of artists in their labor forces.

Subjects:
Artists--Employment--United States
Artists--United States--Statistics