Definitions for "Professional artist"
Keywords:  devotes, feasible, artist, peers, gcac
Artist who has specialized training in the field (not necessarily in academic institutions), who is recognized by his or her peers (artists working in the same artistic tradition), who is committed to devoting more time to the artistic activity, if financially feasible, and who has a history of public presentation.
an artist who is self-taught or formally trained, or both, and is a creator or interpreter in his own right, has a competence recognized byhis peers in his discipline and signs works that are disseminated in a professional context
an artist who earns or attempts to earn his/her living through the practice and production of art is a professional.