female artist

You may call it a side job, gig, or hustle -- but the work that artists do alongside their primary creative endeavor has an important role to play in our culture. Why? Because those sources of income are the main funders of the arts in this country.
Brooklyn-based artist Frances Waite wants to turn your nude selfies into art.
Anne Patterson and I stepped into the darkened former Perry Street Theater. "Does your iPhone have a flashlight?" she asked. "Wait until you see the light and shadows," Anne beamed. She waved the point of light against one of her latest works, constructed of aluminum and steel.
When I sat down with singer-songwriter Macy Gray in the private Barrel Room of City Winery just before her performance there, I was reminded of what it means to be a one-of-a-kind.