Educating the Artrepreneur

  • Nadine M. Kalin
Part of the Creativity, Education and the Arts book series (CEA)


This chapter begins by asking: What if business remade creativity education on its terms? What would become of art and its education in the wake of creativity-for-business only? This chapter explores these questions in light of the intensifying entrepreneurialization of art and its education. I examine the Partnership for the 21st Century Skills’ push for entrepreneurial literacy through art and creativity education along with the rise of artrepreneurs within contemporary art. I end with a plea for the relative autonomy of art education so that it may not only be a mode of vocationalization, but also a site of struggle and critical creativity.


Entrepreneurialism Contemporary art Education 21st Century Skills 


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  • Nadine M. Kalin
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  1. 1.Department of Art Education and Art HistoryUniversity of North TexasDentonUSA

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