2015 Survey of the American Indian Arts Business - page 8

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The American Indian Art Industry: Overall Summary
The survey results of the overall industry provide a good picture of the industry as a
whole, at a 95% confidence level with a margin of error of +/- 10%. That means that in
95% of the instances the answers are representative within +/- 10 ten percentage points of
the results shown.
This composite consists of responses from IACA member artists, wholesalers and
retailers.
Note: Tables may not add to 100% due to non responses to a question.
The American Indian Art Industry
The American Art Industry is similar in nature to every other industry, including product
production, distribution and sales to the end consumer.
It is a unique industry in the sense that the entire production side consists of American
Indian artists and craftspeople.
While over half of the retail trade works exclusively with American Indian Art sales, the
balance includes American Indian Art as a part of their overall product mix.
The American Indian Art Industry: A Growth Industry?
Feelings are mixed about the future of the American Indian Art Industry. The majority
believe it is a declining or stagnant industry. Those feeling that interest is increasing
decreased from year ago. (Note: percentages do not add to 100% due to non-responses to
the question.)
Answer
2015 Survey
2014 Survey
Interest is Increasing
26%
29%
Interest is Decreasing
34%
26%
About the Same
31%
38%
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