Careers in Art

Our majors pursue careers in:

  • Art Education 
  • Art Therapy 
  • Arts Management 
  • Art Museums/Galleries 
  • Fine Art Sales 
  • Commercial Art Sales 
  • Design 

Our graduates are employed at organizations such as:

  • Steinhafels
  • East Bay Magazine
  • Waukesha South High School
  • Kettle Moraine Perform High School
  • Scott Studio Group
  • Waukesha Freeman
  • Art Institute of Chicago, Administration
  • Donna Lexa Art Center

Types of employers for art graduates:

  • Museums and galleries
  • Media agencies
  • Design Firms
  • Educational institutions
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Arts Centers
  • Interior Design Companies
  • Hospitals and clinics (art therapy)
  • Self-employed

Example job titles of graduates with a bachelor’s degree in art:

  • Art Teacher 
  • Gallery/Museum Assistant, Manager or Curator 
  • Arts Administrator 
  • Art Therapist 
  • Commercial Artist 
  • Fine Artist 

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