Crista Cloutier Celebrates the Close of The Working Artist Campaign at Tilt Gallery This Friday

It's true, they don't teach you everything in art school. Specifically, the skills to actually, ya know, sell some art.

Former director of Segura Publishing Company and Scottsdale native Crista Cloutier recognized this flaw in the system and set out to do something about it.

"I worked in the art business for a long time," she says. "I saw how artists struggled, how universities and art schools were failing to serve them and properly prepare them for life after school. Many years ago, I wrote the outline to a book on the topic, but my agent told me that there weren't enough artists in the world to warrant publishing it. Now I know that is false . . ."

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Katrina Montgomery