Holy cow I used to work in their Brooklyn office.
I would posit that the advice seeker has neither rich parents, nor grant writing skills.
Disclosure: I am an artist.
@hershmire How does one quit their job to 'be' an artist anyway.
Sorry but nobody just quits their job and becomes an artist. Deal with it.
He's playing in NYC next week! http://www.rmanyc.org/events/load/1455