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Art and Fine Art Career Opportunities

How can I put this major to work?

The following opportunities can be applied to art, figurative studies, graphic design and fine art majors.

  • Advertising/Sales/Marketing Rep
  • Animator –3D/4D
  • App Developer
  • Archivist
  • Art
  • Appraiser
  • Art Director
  • Art Critic
  • Art Therapist
  • Artist/ 3D/4D Artist
  • Branding Professional
  • Cartoonist/Animator
  • Curator
  • Consultant

  • Coordinator
  • Craft Artist
  • Creative Director
  • Designer
  • Editor
  • Educator
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Floral Designer
  • Graphic Designer/ Artist
  • Historic Preservation Specialist
  • Illustrator
  • Jewelry Maker
  • Media Buyer
  • Merchandise Display Coordinator

  • Photographer
  • Promotion Display Designer
  • Promotion/Production Assistant
  • Public Relations
  • Specialist
  • Restorer
  • Researcher
  • Retail Buyer
  • Sculptor
  • Store Manager
  • Teacher –Art (K-12)
  • Textile DesignerWeb Designer

Who Hires Art Majors?

  • Advertising Agencies
  • Antique Dealers
  • Armed Forces
  • Art Management Firms
  • Auction Houses
  • Computer System Design Firms
  • Corporate Media/ Design
  • Departments
  • Corporate Product
  • Design Divisions
  • Department Stores
  • Design Firms
  • Educational Institutions

  • Fashion Design Companies
  • Galleries
  • Government Agencies
  • Historic Preservation & Firms
  • Historical Societies
  • Internet Media Companies
  • Libraries
  • Magazines/Newspapers
  • Media Organizations
  • Museums & Attractions
  • Online Publishers
  • Online Retailers
  • Performing Arts Centers

  • Photographic Studios
  • Production Companies
  • Public Relations Firms
  • Publishing Firms
  • Non-Profit OrganizationsRestored Communities/Estates
  • Self-employed (free-lance)School/Community Programs
  • Software Firms
  • Television & Motion Picture Industry
  • Theatre CompaniesVideo Game Design Companies

What are a few organizations that have employed Fontbonne graduates?

  • Apple
  • Archdiocese of St. Louis
  • Blackburn College
  • Chaminade College Prep High School
  • goBrandgo
  • Lon Brauer & Company
  • McGowan Crain
  • Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Parkway School District
  • Quilogy

  • R. K. Stratman
  • Sacred Heart Catholic School-Valley Park
  • St. Charles County Community College
  • Saint Louis Art Museum
  • St. Louis Community College
  • St. Peter’s Art Center
  • Saint Louis Public Schools
  • Saint Louis University
  • St. Louis University High School
  • Southeastern Illinois College

  • Southwestern Illinois College
  • Suburban Journals
  • The Saint Louis Argus
  • The White Hare
  • University of Alabama-Mobile
  • U.S. Art
  • YMCA

How can Fontbonne help with my career development?

Fontbonne University commits to building a culture of purpose where career exploration and planning is intentional and begins day one. With a strong focus on discovering purpose and developing core competencies, we prepare our graduates to become global citizens who think critically, act ethically, and serve responsibly.


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