Art and Design

Find different careers in art and design.

Art and Design

Actor

Actors perform in stage, radio, television, video, or movies. It's hard for most actors to find steady work. Only a few become famous. They also teach in high school or college drama departments, acting conservatories, or public programs.

Artist

Artists make art to express what they are feeling or thinking. They use many methods - drawing, painting, sculpting, even computers.

Curator, Conservator (Museum)

Curators and conservators are experts in preserving important records and artifacts, including works of art, documents, photographs, coins and historic objects.

Dancer

Dancers express ideas, stories, rhythm, and sound with their bodies. Dancers work in musical shows, in folk, ethnic, tap, and jazz dances.

Fashion Designer

Fashion designers help create clothes and accessories. Designers study fashion trends, sketch designs of clothing and accessories, select colors and fabrics, and oversee the budget and final production of their designs.

Graphic Designer

Graphic designers create visual concepts, using computer software or by hand. They develop the overall layout and production design for advertisements, brochures, magazines, and websites.

Musician

Musicians and singers compose, sing, and play music. They perform solo or as part of a group. They perform in sound studios and on stage.

Photographer

Photographers know how to choose the right tools to get the best picture. They use cameras, lights and lenses to create the perfect picture.

Video Game Designer (Multimedia Artist)

Video game designers, multimedia artists, and animators create animation and visual effects for television, movies, video games, and other forms of media.

Writer

Writers create stories or they write about things that really happened. They write books, articles and they write for radio and television.

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Video: Fine Arts Specialist

Kim talks about her job helping put artwork in government buildings. She talks about the process and why it’s important to be a good planner.

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