According to the National Endowment for the Arts, artists make up only 1.4 percent of our American labor force.
That’s roughly 2 million artists at work.
To make the cut and be counted, an artist had to report income or be actively pursuing work as their primary profession.
As you’d imagine, New York City is home to more artists than any other American city, with 140,915 people engaged in art’s creation.
Many live in the ClockTower. Are you one of them?
Get back to work.