Art As A Profession in Alaska

Talk of Alaska Host: Steve Heimel

Artists do more than entertain and make pretty things.  A healthy creative sector is a sign of a mature community.  Yet what sort of career paths do artists have in Alaska?   We often hear that our resources are extracted, but are we exporting our artists as well?

Download Audio

HOST: Steve  Heimel, APRN


  • Jayson Smart, Program Officer, Rasmuson Foundation
  • Teeka Ballas, Editor, F Magazine
  • Ricky Vang, artist
  • Earl Atchak, artist
  • Callers Statewide


  • Post your comment before, during or after the live broadcast (comments may be read on air).
  • Send e-mail to talk [at] alaskapublic [dot] org (comments may be read on air)
  • Call 550-8422 in Anchorage or 1-800-478-8255 during the live broadcast

LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.

SUBSCRIBE: Get Talk of Alaska updates automatically by e-mail, RSS or podcast.


sheimel (at) alaskapublic (dot) org  |  907.550.8454 | About Steve

Previous articlePresident Obama Proposes Moving NOAA to Department of Interior
Next articleCan Alaska Learn from Norway’s Oil and Gas Success?