Arts Research Monitor articles, category = Artists' situations: earnings, number, etc.

This report examines the arts, culture and heritage workforce in Canada, based on 45 occupations from the 2001 census.
Focusing on nine arts occupations, A Statistical Profile of Artists in Canada finds a number of significant characteristics about artists, including high levels of education, a high proportion of self-employment, a predominance of women, very low earnings, and strong growth in the number of artists between 1971 and 2001.
Original title: Qui sont les écrivains et les écrivaines du Québec? Écrire ne fait pas vivre
"Who are Quebec's Writers?" provides a detailed sociological portrait of writers, based on a survey of 768 published writers in the province.
This report provides a brief summary of dance programs, policies and challenges in various countries.
This report, prepared by Hill Strategies, uses 71 interviews with media artists, arts organizations and funders to examine the realities, functioning and importance of Canada's media arts sector. The sector was found to be "rapidly changing, difficult to define, very active and struggling to find money for its activities". Interviewees indicated that the production and exhibition of works by Aboriginal and culturally diverse artists are key to the development of the media arts.
This study follows the earnings, work patterns and work histories of graduates of a Massachusetts college dance program.
This report, based on a literature review and 175 interviews, focuses on employment status, recruitment and retention, access to training and demand for new competencies in Canada's cultural sector.