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Art Careers & Schools

This guide provides information on art graduate schools and professional art career and employment resources for art graduate students.

Art Careers & Employment

Art Careers and Employment: Online Resources

Art History

Alternative Careers for Art Historians, Notre Dame University, by Charles M. Rosenberg.

Studio Art

The Informed Artist at the Seattle Public Library
A guide for artists interested in promoting their work through gallery shows and competitions primarily in the Northwest region.

New York Foundation for the Arts
Scroll down to see the career listings.

The Art Career Project
The Art Career Project is a good source for the description of different types of art careers and listings of art jobs.

Teaching Positions-Higher Education (for Art Historians and MFA Studio Majors)

College Art Association

Chronicle of Higher Education

HigherEd Jobs Online - This site includes adjunct, beginning non-tenured and part-time art faculty positions.

Teaching Positions-K-12

Teaching Jobs

American Schools Directory
$9.99 subscription cost per month.

Fine Digital and Alternative Media Art and event listings for fine digital and alternative media artists. also offers ArtBase Exhibitions of digital works, and a forum for digital artists.

ACMSiggraph-Siggraph hosts digital art shows every other year. Also view digital art shows from past years and digital portfolios.

Art Image Professionals

ARLIS/NA Art Libraries Society of North America- Jobs for art librarians and other image professionals.

VRA, Visual Resources Association- job listings for visual resources curators, art librarians, archivists and other visual image professionals.

Digital Arts, Animation, 3-D Modeling and Alternative Media

Lists of jobs for digital artists, animators, 3-D modelers and other positions in the movie business.

Jobs in 3-D modeling and animation.
Jobs for media professionals.

Job listings for the fields of architecture, design, 3-D modeling, new media, illustration and packaging.

Graphic Design, Illustration and Photography

Jobs in design.

Aquent Partners
The creative, web and technical talent agency. Search for jobs and upload a resume or portfolio if you like.

Creative Hotlist
Creative Hotlist lists opportunities in web and graphic design and illustration.

Interior Design

ASID- American Society of Interior Designers

Museum and Other Non-Profit Sector Opportunities

Museum Careers
A listing of global museum opportunities.

MERC Museum Employment Resource Center

The National Museum of Women in the Arts
The NMWA also has opportunities for docents and paid and unpaid internships.

Philanthropy Careers
Careers in non-profit sectors.

Fashion and Textile Design Opportunities

Women's Wear Daily
Lists of career opportunities in the fashion world.

United States Federal Government Creative Opportunities

The United States Federal Government job listings for creative individuals.

Art Professionals-General

Humanities and Social Sciences job listings.

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