What can you do with a degree in Art?

Art career links
artistresource.org
CollegeArt - Careers
Art CareerNet.net
World Wide Art Resources
World Wide Learn
Art Careers (Nipissing University)

Organizations that typically employ Art majors:
Adult & community programs
Advertising agencies, newspapers & trade publications
Apparel manufacturers/textile mills
Arts councils
Art schools
Art studios
Auction houses, photo agencies & studios
Department and retail stores
Film and motion pictures & media production companies
Governments - local, state, and federal
Graphic design firms
Hospitals
Interior design departments
Libraries
Local historical societies
Magazines
Museums and galleries
Newspapers/publishing houses
Universities

Skills needed
Ability to work well with others
Imagination and creativity
Strong communication skills
Strong work ethic
Flexibility
Good reading, writing and editing skills

Typical jobs held by former art majors
Advertising Artist
Advertising Designer
Aerial Photographer
Airbrush Artist
Animator
Antiques Dealer
Architectural Model Builder
Architectural Renderer
Art Administrator
Art Buyer
Art Conservator
Art Consultant
Art Critic
Art Dealer
Art Director
Art Exhibition Coordinator
Art Historian
Art Teacher
Art Therapist
Artist
Artist's Agent
Assistant Curator
Auctioneer Transporter
Audio Visual Designer
Bank Note Designer
Billboard Artist
Book Designer
Book Jacket Designer
Book Illustrator
Bookplate Designer
CAD Designer
Calligrapher
Car and Bus Card Designer
Caricaturist
Cartoonist
Catalog Illustrator
CD/Record Cover Designer
Ceramic Artist
Cinematographer
Color Expert
Computer Graphics
Copyist
Costume Designer
Costume Illustrator
Courtroom Artist
Curator
Decorator
Designer
Digital Retoucher
Direct Mail Designer
Display Artist
Display Designer
Display Painter
Drafter
Editorial Illustrator
Engraver
Environmental Designer
Etcher
Exhibit Designer
Fabric Designer
Fashion Artist/Designer
Filmmaker
Floral Designer
Freelance Designer
Furniture Designer
Game Designer
Gallery Owner
Gemologist
Glass Blower
Graphic Arts Technician
Graphic Designer
Greeting Card Artist
Illustrator
Industrial Designer
Interior Decorator
Internet Designer
Jewelry Designer
Label Designer
Landscape Architect
Layout Artist
Magazine Designer
Magazine Illustrator
Mannequin Decorator
Mechanical & Production Artist
Medical Illustrator
Memorial Designer
Millinery Designer
Motion Graphics Designer
Motion Picture Animator
Motion Picture Artist
Motion Picture Scenic Designer
Municipal Graphic Designer
Mural Artist
Museum Artist
Newspaper Designer
Newspaper Illustrator
Newspaper Layout Artist
Photographer
Photojournalist
Printmaker
Portrait Photographer
Professor of Art
Product Designer
Public Artist
Publication Designer
Quick Sketch Artist
Sculptor
Set Designer/Illustrator
Silhouette Artist
Silkscreen Artist
Stained Glass Artist
Stencil Cutter
Still Photographer
Textile Designer
3D Animator
3D Modeler
3D Texture Artist
Topographer
Toy Designer
Trademark Designer
Typographer
Upholstery Fabric Designer
Video Game Designer


*Some careers will require education beyond the Associate's degree.