Arts & Culture

10.24.14 Arts Jessica Vande
Hannah Cather • The Daily Beacon

Jessica Vande's piece "Family Historian," a grouping of ceramic pieces, sits in the corner of the 1010 Gallery.

Student artist Jessica Vande not interested in 'starving'

Jessica Vande does not want to be a "starving artist."

Vande, a senior double majoring in psychology and art, would rather have a career once she graduates and use her money to invest in her art and helping others therapeutically.

"Even though I like art, I also like to have money and eat," Vande said.

This mindset, Vande said, is something that is frowned upon amongst her peers and mentors. Vande experienced bias in the classroom when a few of her professors discovered she had chosen to double major.

"You have to hide the fact that you aren't going ...