Discover more about the Visual Arts B.S. Program and the Visual Arts: Interdisciplinary B.F.A. Program and find out about B.S. program requirements/B.F.A. program requirements,courses, and the program faculty.
The following is a list of some career possibilities that students in this major might find rewarding. Remember, that your major does not necessarily determine your career. Graduates use their academic majors in a variety of professional fields. The options below can be used as a starting point to explore potential career paths, however, you may also want to investigate more using recommended resources to gain a more comprehensive list of careers. Keep in mind that additional education, training, and experiential education beyond your major may be needed to pursue these possibilities.
TYPES OF ORGANIZATIONS THAT HIRE
CAREER INFORMATION AND PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION LINKS
www.nyfa.org - NY Foundation For the Arts
www.artsandbusiness-ny.org - Arts & Business Council of New York
www.khake.com/page42.html - Career guide
www.copyright.gov/eco/ - Copyrighting your work
www.warholfoundation.org - Andy Warholf foundation for the Arts
www.nga.gov/resources/casva.shtm - National Gallery of Art
www.wwar.com – World Wide Art Resources
www.collegeart.org/careers/ - College Art Association
www.artisthelpnetwork.com - Artist Help Network. Incudes resources on career, exhibitions/commisions, money, presentation tools, legal, etc.
www.artswestchester.org – A guide to arts in Westchester - events, grants, links to local artists, internships, etc.
www.bls.gov/oco - Occupational Outlook Handbook Online - Job type descriptions, job growth forecasts, and salary information
JOB SEARCH LINKS
www.purchase.edu/careerdevelopment - Click on Purchase JobScore to access jobs posted for Purchase students and alumni
www.artsusa.org - Americans for the Arts (incudes a job bank)
www.creativehotlist.com - Site for the professional creative marketplace
www.idealist.org -Non-profit and arts internships and jobs
www.opportunitynocs.org/jobseekerx/SearchJobsForm.asp - job listings
www.quintcareers.com/arts_jobs.html - jobs and career opportunities
www.artdeadline.com - source for income & exhibition opportunities
jobs.awn.com - Jobs posted through the Animation World Network
jobbank.artsusa.org - Americans for the Arts Job Bank
www.resartis.org - Worldwide network of artist residencies
www.artsnwct.org - North West Connecticut Arts Council
Please visit the following visual arts majors pages for additional resources: Graphic Design, Painting & Drawing, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture.
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