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January 31, 2014 8:11 PM

Hacking Art Education And The Creative Experience

Is an education worth it? Is an education in art school worth it?

There are many marketers that have (or are even thinking about) art education. It will not be news to anyone, that most students leave college in tremendous debt. With that, there is no real link between a formal education and a guaranteed job that will carry a family through the middle class (or beyond). Life has become ever-complex. The definition of The American Dream is becoming ambiguous. For artists, it has become even more complex. Noah Bradley published a very contentious piece on Medium titled, Don't go to art school, that garnered a ton of attention. Primarily, because he was someone who attended some of the best art schools in the world. Jonathan Fields from Good Life Project had this fascinating conversation with Noah. It's an important piece of content to watch and share for everyone working in the creative space and for those who know young people who are considering a more creative life with an education in art.

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By Mitch Joel