What can I do with a Major in.... Fine
Fine Artists use techniques such as drawing, painting,
photography, sculpting and computers to express or interpret
Before you begin to look at the different types of opportunities
available to Fine Arts majors, you must look at yourself and ask
yourself a few basic questions:
What am I good at?
Understand your major strengths, skills and accomplishments.
Some examples of skills and qualities employers look for
Attention to detail
Applying artistic principles & techniques
What do I like to do?
Examine your interests. What kind of life style do I want to
lead? Examine your values...is money what you're after, job
security, challenging work?
If you are having trouble answering these questions, you are not
alone. Make an appointment with an advisor in the Career Center. We
want to help you!
Once you know yourself, you are ready to decide where and how
you want to apply this knowledge.
A bachelor's degree in Fine Arts and the appropriate talents
and/or experience can lead to positions as:
Experience in the field or an advanced degree could lead to
certain positions in:
Police artistry, etc..
For information on graduate schools, consult Peterson's.
Typical places of employment are:
TV & motion picture studios
To help you decide which area to pursue you must do in-depth research
into each area of specialization and/or industry you have an
interest in.Fine Arts Career
and Job Resources on the Internet
Places to begin:
Join the Career Centers COACH
Talk to people in the field, talk to your professors,
write to and/or join one of the following
The American Institute of Graphic Arts 185 Varick Street New
York, NY 10013 (212) 255 - 4004 www.aiga.com
- Print, R.C. Publications Inc., 104 5th Avenue, 9th Floor, NY,
NY 10011, 212) 463 - 0600, Martin Fox (Bimonthly)
- Art in America
- Art Direction: The Magazine of Visual Communication
- Graphic Arts Monthly For additional lists of Associations
consult the Encyclopedia of Associations.