Artists

(NOC 5136)
 

Career Description

Artists create original paintings, drawings, sculptures, engravings and other art works.

Duties May Include

Artists, depending on their area of expertise or interest, perform some or all of the following duties:

Painters create drawings, paintings and other artwork using oils, pastels, watercolours, charcoal, ink and other media.

Sculptors create sculptures, statues and other three-dimensional artwork by shaping, carving and working with materials such as clay, ice, paper, stone, wood or metal.

Art instructors and teachers teach students the techniques and methods of drawing, painting, sculpting and other forms of artistic expression.

Examples of Titles

Art Instructor
Artist
Artistic Painter
Painter
Sculptor
Visual Artist
Watercolourist

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Visual Arts - Studio Art Bachelor; Honours
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St. Lawrence College
Kingston, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Visual & Creative Arts - Fine Arts Diploma
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Thompson Rivers University
Kamloops, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Fine Arts (B.F.A.) Bachelor
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The King's University
Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Performer's Certificate Certificate
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Fine Arts - Studio Practice Bachelor; Honours
Fine Arts - Studio Practice Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Modified on May 10, 2012