This website offers info on various art related careers. There are over 3 million people who work in creative industries in the U.S. alone. There are great opportunities for our students to have a career that they love in the Arts.
Did You Know?
*More people are employed in the visual arts than in all of the performing arts and sports industries combined.
*One in 111 jobs is in art and design. *The economic impact of art and design exceeds that of sports worldwide. *The creative industries are an estimated $30 billion export annually. *The global art market was worth $60.8 billion in 2011; 70% of all art sales were for contemporary and modern art. *Jobs and employment in many creative industries are growing faster than the labor force as a whole and make up 30% of the work force by some estimates.Etsy.com (online marketplace for handmade items) had over $1Billion in sales in 2013.Sources: Americans for the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the Entertainment Software Association
Some of the larger categories of creative careers are: Advertising Design, Architecture, Digital Filmmaking, Business of Art and Design, Fine Arts, Computer Animation, Environmental Design, Interior Design, Photography/Digital Imaging, Graphic and Interactive Communications, Game Art and Design, Furniture Design, Fashion Design/Marketing, Motion Design, Industrial Design, Sequential Art and Design, Product Design, Illustration, Service Design, Sustainable Design, Television Production Design, Forensics reconstruction