(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
Artistic Painter
Visual Artist

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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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
General Arts and Science - Introduction to Fine Art Certificate
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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 (BFA) Bachelor
Fine Arts (BFA) Bachelor; Distance
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The King's University
Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Performer's Certificate Certificate
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Modified on May 10, 2012