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Survey, local panel delve into recession’s impact on arts

The New York Times last week ran a story summarizing the findings of a major new survey of  American artists which found slightly more than half experienced a drop in income from 2008 to 2009. More than 5,300 artists responded to the online survey commissioned last summer by Leveraging Investments in Creativity.

Closer to home, Allied Arts recently convened a panel to discuss the struggles and opportunities for artists and arts organizations in today’s tattered economy. Seattle Channel began airing the disucussion last week as part of its Town Square series. Click here to watch the discussion.