The fantasy of the starving artist may be romantic, but the reality isn't much fun. Thousands of college and art school graduates set out each year in search of an art-related career. Many are quickly discouraged. The pickings seem slim, the competition stiff, and the salaries are frequently low. But good jobs are to be found. Exciting and challenging opportunities are out there - if you know where to look. And this book is just the road map you need: the revised edition of the most comprehensive and authoritative career guide ever published on art-related fields. The new edition of this respected guide has been revised and expanded to include new, up-to-date information on salaries and job opportunity ratings. In addition, new jobs have been added in art and design - advertising; graphics; printmaking; photography; production; publishing; architecture; and packaging, interior, textile, jewelry and fashion design - that distinctly expand the possibilities. Career Opportunities in Art details over 80 distinct jobs, each with its own requirements, prospects and rewards. Here are jobs in museums and galleries, in education, in art journalism, in funding agencies for the arts and in art-related businesses - as well as in applied art. For each position you'll find a Career Profile, which gives an overview of the major facts about the job (duties, alternate title[s], salary range, employment and advancement prospects and prerequisites). You'll also see a Career Ladder showing the frequent route(s) to and from the job. The text explains in greater detail the material in the Career Profile and also presents important information on appropriate organizations and associations. You'll also findvaluable appendixes, providing the names and addresses of hundreds of trade, industrial and vocational schools, as well as numerous colleges and universities that offer training in various art-related careers. Information is included on a number of art scholarships, fellowships, gr
Publisher: Facts On File Inc
Number of pages: 191
Weight: 748 g
Dimensions: 279 x 229 x 31 mm
Edition: Revised edition
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