Frameworks for Educating the Artist of the Future

Teaching Habits of Mind for Arts Entrepreneurship


  • Linda Essig


This essay looks at pedagogies that can be deployed to teach the habits of mind that support arts entrepreneurship through the lenses of frameworks developed by Gardner, Duening, and Costa & Kallick for conceptualizing ways of thinking. It draws a network of connections between these frameworks for ways of thinking on which are mapped various pedagogies for teaching arts entrepreneurs as employed in educational programs and as described in recent literature. After first briefly summarizing each of these frameworks, I graphically describe the ways these various frameworks may overlap and then offer examples of pedagogies that support the development of entrepreneurial habits of mind for artists and others.

Artist sculpting. Jakob Montrasio from Saarbrücken, Germany [CC BY 2.0 (]




How to Cite

Essig, L. (2012). Frameworks for Educating the Artist of the Future: Teaching Habits of Mind for Arts Entrepreneurship. Artivate: A Journal of Entrepreneurship in the Arts, 1(2), 65–77. Retrieved from




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