According to the University of Arkansas' Department of Art, "the mission is to offer the highest quality educational, research, and service programs in the visual arts. These goals encompass our professional and liberal arts programs, at both graduate and undergraduate levels, in art education, art history, graphic design, and studio art. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse, academically productive, and intellectually ambitious community of students, faculty, and staff to participate in these programs. The Department of Art aims to prepare students for graduate study and meaningful employment in the art and design fields and allied professions.

Analyst Anthropologist Academic Advisor/Counselor
Caseworker Archeologist Advocate
Community Development Specialist Archivist Health Science Administrator
Community Service Administrator Art Conservator Human Resources Manager
Curatorial Assistant Advertising Designer Industrial Psychologist
Advertising Artist Animator International Agency Rep
Airbrush Artist Architectural Renderer Librarian
Architectural Model Builder Art Conservator Linguist
Art Buyer Art Dealer Aerial Photographer
Art Exhibition Coordinator Art Graphic Assistant Art Administrator
Artist Artist's Agent Art Director
Art Therapist Assistant Curator Art Historian
Audio Visual Artist/Designer Bank Note Designer Art Teacher
Book Illustrator/Designer Book Jacket Designer Billboard Artist
CAD Designer Calligrapher Bookplate Artist
Caricaturist Cartoonist Car & Bus Card Artist
CD/Record Cover Designer Ceramic Artist Catalog Illustrator
Color Expert Copyist Cinematographer
Courtroom Sketcher Decorator Costume Designer/Illustrator
Engraver Environmental Designer Editorial Illustrator
Exhibit Designer Fabric Designer Etcher
Filmmaker Floral Designer Fashion Artist/Designer
Furniture Designer Gallery Owner Freelance Letter/Designer
Glass Blower Graphic Arts Technician Jeweler
Greeting Card Artist Impressionist Graphic Designer
Internet Designer Kitchenware Designer Interior Designer
Label Designer Layout Artist Landscape Architect
Magazine Designer/Illustrator Mannequin Decorator Magazine Cover Artist
Medical Illustrator Memorial Designer Mechanical & Production Artist
Motion Picture Animator/Artist Motion Picture Scenic Designer Millinery Designer
Mural Artist Museum Artist Municipal Graphic Designer
Newspaper Layout Artist Photographer Newspaper Artist/Illustrator
Printing Designer Printing Layout Artist Photojournalist
Quick Sketch Artist Sculptor Product Designer
Silhouette Artist Silkscreen Artist Set Designer/Illustrator
Stencil Cutter Still Photographer Stained Glass Artist
Topographer Toy Designer Textile Designer
Trademark Designer Typographical Artist Upholstery Fabric Designer
Urban Designer
Adult & Community Programs Advertising Agencies Apparel Manufacturers
Art Studios Auction Houses Department/Retail Stores
Film/Motion Picture Producers Museums/Galleries Hospitals/Nursing Homes etc.
Interior Design Departments Libraries Local Historical Societies
Magazines/Newspapers Media Production Companies Photo Agencies
Private/Local Arts Councils Public/Private Art Schools Publishing Houses
Textile Mills Trade Publications
Imagination & Creativity Strong Communication Skills Work Ethic
Flexibility Basic Reading, Writing & Editing An eye for beauty & composition

The Art Career Project - You'll find a breakdown of nearly every type of art and career you can imagine, from the normal to the more obscure. Some of the art careers you'll find here include graphic design, painting, jewelry design, golf course design, Foley art, and even found art! If you don't see your passion on our site, contact us and we'll add it.

Art Jobs

Arts Resources

Careers in Visual Arts

Creative Hotlist - graphic and web design.

Jobs in Music

Museum Careers - The American Association of Museums provides career information and a great resource for finding jobs.

Visual Artist Information Hotline - offers online resources to facilitate the work of visual artists, with links to jobs in arts and arts management.

USAJobs.gov - check out the Students and Recent Grads section and the Federal Jobs by College Major for a listing of job titles related to your major.

Art Career Project - You'll find a breakdown of nearly every type of art and career you can imagine, from the normal to the more obscure.

Art History Network - a basic guide for art history knowledge and information.

Artschools.com - provides career resources and an extensive set of employment links for artists.

ArtSource - a network of resources for Art and Architecture.

Career Alternatives for Art Historians

Career Resources for Creatives

World Wide Art Resources - a great source for up to date information on contemporary art, art news, art history, contemporary artist and gallery portfolios.

American Art Therapy Association - information about how to facilitate art therapy, as well as education and career information.

American Association of Museums - provides resources and information related to museums.

Arkansas Arts Council

Arkansas Art Educators

Art Association

Association of Art Historians - promotes the professional practice and public understanding of art history with information about events and job/career opportunities.

College Art Association

Prescott Center for the Arts