A survey on artists

Please respond to the following questions. Completing as many as possible is appreciated; however, omissions will not exclude study participation. 

* 6. After retiring from the art field, I (check all that apply)?

* 8. Please rate your skills

  Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
How would you characterize your verbal skills with non-artists (regular people)?
How would you characterize your social skills with non-artists (regular people)?
How would you characterize your writing skills?

* 9. Please rate yourself on the following

  Always Very Frequently Occasionally Rarely Very Rarely Never
I ___________ feel lonely.
I ___________ feel shy in social situations (i.e., insecure, hesitant, can’t say no, judge myself negatively, approval is important to me).
I ___________ feel naïve.
Would you describe yourself as a happy person?
I ___________ have difficulty expressing myself in words.

* 10. Please answer the following

  Very Frequently Frequently Occasionally Rarely Very Rarely Never
How often do you read?
Do you keep up with current events?
Do you feel artists and the art world are portrayed accurately in movies and other media?

* 14. On average, how many hours a day do you spend in your art form (e.g., if a dancer: taking class, rehearsal, performance)?

* 15. If now retired, on average how many hours a day did you spend in your art form (e.g., if a dancer: taking class, rehearsal, performance)? Write N/A if not applicable.

* 16. If now retired, at what age did you stop practicing your art form? Write N/A if not applicable.

* 17. Please rate your skills

  Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
How would you characterize your verbal skills with other artists?
How would you characterize your social skills with other artists?

* 19. Age

In submitting this data, I give permission for its unlimited use in research.
The information gathered will be confidential; each person will be given a "Subject #".

* 21. Name of Submitter

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