Crafting for a living!
We crafters/quilters know that you can make a living in either of these categories. Check your local listing on PBS for a show, Craft in America: Industry-Handmade in the Creative Economy, that connects the common thread between 'African-American women who live in traditional rural Alabama and a middle-aged white man who lives in counter-culture San Francisco'!
Read more at http://www.toledoblade.com/TV-Radio/2014/05/02/Crafting-a-living-in-the-U-S-1.html#A5Jk1CLsDcDDLBuS.99
You might also enjoy the history of Gee's Bend Collective where 'Quilts are its trademark, but the legacy of Gee's Bend, Alabama, will be its food, culture and way of life.' (story in Deep South Magazine)
Makes me want to take a 'road trip'!