American Craft

THE FINE ART of FINANCE

FRUGALITY HAS BEEN A constant in Angelica Pozo’s life. “I’ve always been conscientious about my spending,” says the 65-year-old Cleveland clay artist. “My parents both went through the Depression, so they raised me with respect for how hard it is to make a buck.”

With the uncertain and variable income of an artist, these lifelong lessons have come in handy. Pozo’s financial savvy, along with some big commissions and rental income, have enabled her to survive and even thrive as a working

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