13/04/2020

What can I do with a Fine Art degree?

If you’re a student who enjoys art; loves creating with paint, pencils and pastels, then you might be considering a Fine Art degree. You may already have an online portfolio of your work, or have been commissioned for a few pieces, but your skill set still needs developing, hence why you are considering studying at University.

At the University of Bolton, we understand that students are looking for practical degrees to support their career ambitions, even if today they’re not confident on the job role they’re hoping to obtain in the future. To help your search for the right degree and the right career, you’ll find a wide variety of jobs below that you could enjoy by completing a Fine Art degree.

Hands-on jobs

Some Fine Art enthusiasts will never lose their love for getting hands-on, luckily there are more careers than just an ‘Artist’ on offer, take a look:

  • Art therapist
  • Concept artist
  • Illustrator
  • Printmaker
  • Secondary School Teacher

Away from the studio

If you love the art world but aren’t so keen on trying to make a living from your talents, perhaps your industry knowledge can still be developed into a career. Take a look at some jobs which get you out of the studio:

  • Art archivist
  • Art conservator
  • Art gallery manager
  • Art valuer
  • Community arts worker
  • Exhibition curator
  • Exhibition designer

Many students who graduate with a Fine Art degree go on to create and sell their own work, but as you can see from this vast selection, there are a variety of career paths to choose from. Within each of these job roles, there are plenty of sectors to work in, so you can choose to work in an industry that interests you, and allows your creative juices to flow.

If you’re interested in finding out how you can enrol onto a Fine Art degree, contact our admissions office here.

 

 

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