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Art Careers

Many art majors go on to graduate studies in a wide variety of disciplines, including fine arts, architecture, law, and business administration.  Others transition into the world of work.

An art degree opens the door to many different types of careers, including:

  • Artist
  • Interior designer
  • Conservationist
  • Graphic designer
  • Animator
  • Illustrator
  • Collections manager
  • Art critic
  • Museum or gallery curator
  • Marketing specialist
  • Architect
  • Gallery director
  • Teacher
  • College professor
  • Archivist
  • Creative director
  • Advertising account manager
  • Fundraiser
  • Art historian

Different types of employers:

  • Private and government museums
  • Historical societies
  • Galleries
  • Auction houses
  • Schools
  • Colleges and universities
  • Advertising agencies
  • Newspapers
  • Publishing housing
  • Magazines
  • TV and motion picture studios
  • Design firms
  • Internet media companies
  • Interior design firms
  • Department stores and retail chains
  • Textile companies
  • Apparel manufacturers
  • Commercial and residential design firms

  • Facebook
  • YouTube
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
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