Marlene Picard Alex Bradley Cohen, 23, stands in his new installation at the Craft and Folk Art Museum.
Few artists do it for the cash. But the art world's pressure to brand, package and sell yourself and your work can be overwhelming.
"Artifacts of a Life Lived by the Living (To Live)," which opened this past weekend at the Craft and Folk Art Museum and is curated by contemporary artist Chris Johanson, puts the spotlight on those who care less about profit and reputation and more about the emotional relief that comes from a disciplined daily practice.
Here are some crazy people I know who do this to stay sane, Johanson is telling us.More »