Blog / 2016 / All the Ways That Artists Make Money

May 16, 2016

Today my art career turns thirteen! I’m officially a teenager as a professional artist and, as such, I felt it was time to share a little more about how I’ve made my money.

Learn more about how to decide whether or not you should have a day job and how a person might go about making their living as an artist.

pie chart of independent artist Gwenn Seemel’s income
income from 2003 to 2016

I talk more about different aspects of my income in these articles and vlogs:


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