9780071545297

Opportunities in Visual Arts Careers

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    9780071545297

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    0071545298

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-10-10
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

Get started in a position that has a future and is financially rewarding. Opportunities in Visual Arts Careers provides you with a complete overview of the job possibilities, salary figures, and experience required to enter the field of visual arts. This career-boosting book will help you: Determine the specialty that's right for you, from fine art to photography to education, Acquire in-depth knowledge of the visual arts industry, Find out what kind of salary you can expect, Understand the daily routine of your chosen field, Focus you job search using industry resource. Book jacket.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. xi
Art, Culture, and the Economyp. 1
What is art?
Expression and profession
Creative link
Creativity and Careersp. 13
A commitment to art
Importance of hard work
Need for self-discipline
Consider your talent
Need for creative intelligence
Sources of ideas and inspiration
Language and concept visualization
Developing an idea
Evolving and experimenting
Craftsmanship of art
Computers in art
A final thought
Art as a Professionp. 27
What makes art a profession?
Two traditions in art
Fine arts
Applied arts
Finding a balance
A career in art
A final thought
Careers in Fine Artp. 39
Gallery system
Art museums
Art consultants
Private collectors
Art styles and the art market
Market value of art
Economic role of critics
Educational credentials
Grants and other funding sources
Earnings
A final thought
Careers in Design Companiesp. 59
Graphic design
Advertising design
Interior design
Fashion design
A final thought
Freelance Designp. 89
Illustration
Photography
A final thought
Careers in Art Education and Art Therapyp. 109
Art education
Teaching art in college
Art therapy
A final thought
Education of Artistsp. 127
Private art instruction
Credit and noncredit college courses
Online art instruction
Art college and university programs
Choosing an art school
Getting into an art college
Scholarships and loans
B.F.A. degree programs
M.F.A. degree programs
A final thought
Professional Organizationsp. 147
Recommended Readingp. 153
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