Career Opportunities in Art


Career Opportunities in Art, Third Edition is the most comprehensive and up-to-date guide ever published to this challenging and constantly changing field.
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Career Opportunities in Art, Third Edition is the most comprehensive and up-to-date guide ever published to this challenging and constantly changing field.
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YA-An outstanding, comprehensive purchase for career collections. Originally published in 1988, this revised edition is divided into nine sections. The first eight cover jobs in design, museums, art and auction galleries, education, art journalism, funding agencies, and art-related businesses, with a total of 83 distinct entries. Each division includes an overview of duties, alternate title(s), salary range, employment and advancement prospects, education, and prerequisites. The ninth section is made up of six appendixes that list educational institutions specifically for art therapy and arts administration; trade and vocational schools; scholarships, fellowships, grants and loans; internships; and organizations and associations. YAs, counselors, and parents will benefit from this book and gain from it a realistic sense of career possibilities in the art world.-Beth Gourley, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA
Providing realistic information on the scope; salary; prospects; educational, experience, and skills requirements; and tips for entry for 84 jobs in the art field, freelance writer/editor Haubenstock and Joselit art, U. of California, Irvine add the position of Web designer to this edition. Positions are in art and design, museums, art galleries, education, arts funding agencies, art journalism, auction galleries, and art-related businesses. Includes updated appendices on US resources: educational institutions, trade schools, financial aid, internships, and organizations/associations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816042456
  • Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/28/2001
  • Series: Career Opportunities Series
  • Edition description: 3RD
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 208
  • Age range: 14 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.64 (w) x 11.16 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
How to Use This Book ix
Introduction xi
Art and Design
Advertising Artist 2
Advertising Director 4
Illustrator 6
Graphic Artist 8
Web Designer 10
Printmaker 12
Photographer 14
Production Designer 16
Set Designer 18
Book Designer 20
Architect 22
Interior Designer 24
Packaging Designer 26
Clothing Designer 28
Textile Designer 30
Jewelry Designer 32
Conservator 34
Curatorial Assistant 38
Assistant Curator 40
Associate Curator 42
Curator 44
Chief Curator 46
Public Relations Assistant 48
Public Relations Officer 50
Registrar 52
Conservator 54
Educator 56
Docent Coordinator 58
Curator of Education 60
Head of Education 62
Editor 64
Head of Public Programming 66
Exhibit Designer 68
Graphic Designer 70
Librarian 72
Photographer 74
Preparator 76
Membership Officer 78
Grants Officer 80
Director of Development 82
Director of Finance 84
Director 86
Art Galleries
Preparator 90
Archivist 91
Business Manager 92
Registrar 93
Gallery Director 94
Art Teacher 96
Art School Director 98
Art History Instructor 100
Art Therapist 102
Funding Agencies for the Arts
Administrative Assistant 106
Assistant Program Specialist 108
Program Specialist 110
Assistant Program Coordinator 112
Program Coordinator 114
Deputy Director for Programming 116
Public Information Officer 118
Deputy Director for Budget and Administration 120
Executive Director 122
Art Journalism
Production Assistant 126
Designer 128
Critic 130
Translator 132
Contributing Editor 134
Assistant Editor 136
Managing Editor 138
Editor 140
Auction Galleries
Information Coordinator 144
Publicist 145
Customer Service Assistant 146
Customer Service Manager 147
Department Assistant 148
Department Manager 149
Art-Related Businesses
Artist Agent 152
Print Publisher 154
Corporate Curator 156
Art Consultant 158
Art Transporter 160
Framing Technician 162
Framing Salesperson 163
Custom Framer 165
Art Supply Salesperson 167
Art Supply Store Manager 168
I Educational Institutions 170
II Trade, Industrial, and Vocational Schools 173
III Scholarships, Fellowships, Grants, and Loans 178
IV Internships 183
V Organizations and Associations 187
VI Bibliography 189
Index 195
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