“Should I—or my child—major in art?” Part three: credentials, and one artist’s story.

In the first two posts in this series, Torpedo Factory artists discussed the practical side of an artistic career and the much-debated role of passion. Nearly 165 artists work in the building, and our doors are always open; we invite you to visit us here Read More …

“Should I—or my child—major in art?” Part two: the “passion” question.

In the first post in this series, Torpedo Factory artists discussed the practical side of a life in art, but our artists also understand the importance of passion. As the following artists point out, part of being creative is finding outlets and approaches that suit Read More …

“Should I—or my child—major in art?” Part one: practical advice

“Should I—or my child—major in art?” Because we work in open studios, Torpedo Factory artists field this question all the time—but there are as many answers as artists, and you’ll rarely hear a simple “yes” or “no.” Often, what people really want to know is: Read More …