WHICH STATES ARE THE MOST ARTISTIC? And which ones have the most total artists? The people at the Artists Frame Service decided to examine the data and see which states are the “artsiest.” They did this by examining three criteria: first, the number of professional artists per capita, second, the funding for the arts in each state, and third, the number of museums per capita. Some of the results may not be too surprising — DC, as the smallest place examined (and also the only one that’s entirely urban) wins out — but other results are very surprising, like the discrepancy between New Mexico and Arizona. Check it out:


Infographic by The Artists Frame Service