Careers in Visual Art | Kent State University

Careers in Visual Art

A degree in Studio Art, Art History or Art Education at Kent State University prepares students for a variety of exciting professional careers in the arts. An education in the arts provides students with the problem-solving skills, creative thinking and innovation required for many fields in the arts, design technology and beyond.

• Art Critic/Writer
• Art Dealer
• Art Historian/Author
• Professional Artist
• Artist-in-Residence
• Art Teacher/Educator 
• Museum Educator
• Art Preparator, Handler or Installer
• Museum or Gallery Curator 
• Registrar
• Archivist
• Art Restorer/Conservator
• Art Librarian
• Art Appraiser
• Arts Administrator
• Art Director
• Exhibition Coordinator/Designer
• Art Collection Manager (Private or Corporate)
 

• Gallery or Museum Director 
• Textile/Fabric Artist or Designer
• Accessory or Clothing Designer
• Fine Art, Fashion or Portrait Photographer
• Metalsmith/Jewelry Maker
• Master Printer
• Commercial Screenprinter
• Ceramicist or Potter
• Glassblower
• Artisan
• Entrepreneur
• Art Studio Technician or Manager
• Studio Assistant
• Muralist
• Sculptor
• Product Designer
• Freelance Artist or Instructor
• Commercial Artist/Illustrator