The National Endowment for the Arts released a study of census data on working artists in the United States.
Some Statistics released yesterday:
* 2 million people earn a living as an artist today compared with 1.7 million in 1990.
* The Washington, DC region has the fourth-highest number of artists in 50 metro areas in the United States following Los Angeles, New York and Chicago.
* There are 47,000 artists in the Washington metro area...10,000 in the district alone.
Read this informative article about the earning power of Artists in todays Washington Post HERE