Artists hang up the hero costume Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Lisa Havilah on what is needed to lead MAAS into the future After just five weeks in the job as the new CEO of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Havilah has faced the big questions of the Powerhouse’s future at an industry event. On becoming: a conversation with transgender artist Cassils Perth Festival artist Cassils offers their read on gender stereotyping, cross-generational mentoring, how to use training as transformation and doing "all-nighters" for art. ICYMI: A wrap of this week’s arts news The Victorian Government announces new Bangarra partnership, MPavillion's next architect revealed, joint statement condemns Berejiklian government’s festival fears, and more. On the Move: latest appointments and resignations New Head of Public Engagement for AGNSW, new Artistic Director at Mudlark Theatre, changes at Arts Law, and more. (Premium content) Premium content Gina Fairley Wednesday 5 April, 2017 Instead of seeing themselves as an inspired genius, a working artist needs to be a pragmatic Culture Producer integrating art with society. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Join Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the Australian arts community today Image Shutterstock; CC Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW, and you can follow her on Twitter @ginafairley and Instagram at fairleygina.