Studio Arts

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • 3D Modeling
  • Advertising
  • Animation/Cartoons
  • Art Criticism
  • Art Director
  • Art Therapy*
  • Collections Manager
  • Conservation & Restoration
  • Education/Teaching
  • Exhibit Designer
  • Fashion Design
  • Film/Video/Multimedia
  • Fine Artist/Studio Artist
  • Gallery/Museum Administrator
  • Graphic Designer
  • Illustration
  • Journalism
  • Medical & Scientific Illustration*
  • Merchandising
  • Museum Curator*
  • Photographer
  • Printmaking
  • Public Relations
  • Sales/Auctions
  • Web Design

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • Advertising, Design, & Publishing Firms
  • Historical Societies
  • Hospitals & Mental Health Facilities
  • Internet Media Companies
  • Museums & Galleries
  • Newspapers & Magazines
  • Schools, Colleges, & Universities
  • Self-Employed
  • Television & Motion Picture Industry

Minnesota Employers

  • Art Institutes International Minnesota
  • KFAI Radio
  • Minneapolis College of Art and Design
  • Minneapolis Institute of Arts
  • Minnesota Center for Media Arts
  • Minnesota State Arts Board
  • Minnesota State Institutions
  • Target Brands
  • Walker Art Center

Salary and Outlook

Starting Salary Range:
$19,000-$45,000

*Subject to vary by career, company, location, and experience

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Ability to see beauty in everyday life
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer/software skills
  • Creative
  • Expressive
  • Flexible
  • Generate ideas
  • Highly talented
  • Independent
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Motivated
  • Patient
  • Problem solving
  • Self-discipline