12 Secrets (Successful) Women Who Chose Careers In The Arts Know

If you are aiming for a career in the Arts, looking to change to one or go full time, this is worth reading.

Thought Catalog

I am a firm believer in the fact that every job in any field will present its own set of challenges. It’s not that some careers are harder than others, it’s that some people are better equipped and naturally suited to handle some better than others.

That said, a job and a life in a creative field can be wildly fulfilling. But because it’s not “common,” it seems almost unrealistic; reserved for a select, fortunate, privileged few. I believe that making a life for yourself as an “artist,” is less about chance and more about work ethic, walking the fine line between creating for yourself and creating for consumption and your threshold for rejection and perseverance regardless.

Of course, there are a few other tricks of the trade to be shared as well. Here, Victoria Smith of SFGIRLBYBAY interviewed and compiled a few lessons from successful women who abandoned their 9-5 jobs in…

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