Careers in Art

Graduates in art may serve as:

  • Teachers on primary or secondary school levels as well as on college/university levels and for alternative community arts and museum educational programs
  • Conservators to restore vintage work; curators and arts administrators in the non-profit sector
  • Coordinators for city art programs, such as after-school and public art programs
  • Grant writers for museums and non-profit organizations
  • Staff members for local, state, regional, and national arts funders
  • Visual artists
  • Gallery owners
  • Directors and preparators for art galleries
  • Art agents or buyers for corporate collections
  • Critics, writers and editors for art publications
  • Full-time studio careers through public art commissions
  • Professional photographers
  • Commercial artists; among other opportunities