I had an AIR gig for 14 years. The gig ended in May of 2009.
I was working in a public school, the gig was great froa while, it paid good money, which I stacked diligently.
I knew that the fine art program I ran ,was always on the bubble.
It ended, in favor of the students getting art credit digitally.
I had a soft landing because I saved my dough.
An artist ain't nothing without some money.
My colleague Dean Mitchell, speak about this all the time. Money is a great buffer against all the stuff artists have to deal with.
I just ahd to write this.