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100 Ways To Make a Living in the Visual Arts

Here is a list of 100 occupations related to the visual arts. Research and discuss how each profession helps in the everyday production and presentation of art. Find out how someone would prepare (academically, professionally, etc.) for a career in one of these arts-related professions. Can you think of even more?

agent * anthropologist * appraiser * architect * art historian * arts administrator * art supplies manufacturer * art supplies dealer * art therapist * assemblage artist * auctioneer * basketmaker * beader * blacksmith * broker * buyer * calligrapher * cartographer * cartoonist * chemist * cinematographer/videographer * collagist * collector * computer artist * costume designer * critic * curator * director * dollmaker * draftsman * dyer * electronic graphics designer * embroiderer * engraver * environmental artist * event planner * exhibit juror * fashion designer * fiber artist * forge operator * framer * fund-raiser * furniture maker * gallery owner * glassblower * graphic artist * henna artist * interior decorator * illustrator * installation technician * jewelry designer * kiln operator * landscape architect * layout artist * lighting designer * logo designer * makeup artist * marketer * mechanical engineer * metalworker * modelmaker * movie theater operator * museum docent or guide * packaging designer * packer/shipper * painter * photographer * potter/ceramist * preservationist * print artist * printer/publisher * producer * projectionist * publicist * quarryman * quilter * researcher * restorer * seamstress * set designer * scrapbooker * scrimshaw artist * sculptor * sheep rancher * sign maker * software engineer * special effects designer * stained-glass artist * stonemason * studio owner * tattoo artist * teacher * tour guide * video artist * wax sculptor * weaver * web site designer * woodcarver * writer

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