Amy Whitaker is a writer, professor, and creative consultant. Her great passion in life right now is teaching economics to artists, which she does at California College of the Arts, RISD, Trade School, and other places. Her first book, Museum Legs (Hol Art Books, 2009), was assigned to the freshman class at RISD last year, where she was invited to give the RISD orientation keynote. Museum Legswas also recommended by the Association of Art Museum Directors and was a selection of the Authors@Google program. Amy is at work on a new book about the lives of the creative generalists. Her current consulting projects include the new William Eggleston Museum in Memphis, and being a member of the team at Locus Analytics.