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Studio Art Career Outlook

Studio Art is a specialization under the Art and Design major. This is a program that introduces individuals to contemporary practice, visual culture theory, and historical perspectives for the visual arts. Students majoring in Studio Art will develop an area of concentration that will then be the focus of their senior seminar.

To find out more about your major including potential areas and employers, required skills, job outlook, and median pay, please access the Occupational Outlook Handbook or the O*Net websites.

Career Outlook

Explore the subsections below to learn more about the potential skills you can develop at SXU with a major in Art and Design with a specialization in Studio Art, as well as the potential positions and employers that hire graduates with this degree. Please note that these are not exhaustive lists and should only be used as a starting point.

Skills

As an Art and Design major with a specialization in Studio Art, students may develop or advance skills including creativity, design, problem solving, critical thinking and analysis, time management, and communication.  

Positions

Graduates with a degree in Art and Design with a specialization in Studio Art can work as a painter, sculptor, illustrator, art director, curator, museum technician, conservator, fashion designer, photographer, craft artist, multimedia artist, set and exhibit designer, animator, and floral designer.  

Areas

Graduates with a degree in Art and Design with a specialization in Studio Art can work within the following areas: museums and galleries, fine arts and crafts, commercial art, art therapy, media, photography, art sales, and fashion, textile, and interior design. 

Employers

Graduates with a degree in Art and Design with a specialization in Studio Art can work for museums, galleries, historical societies, community centers, auction houses, studios, advertising agencies, design firms, department stores, television, greeting card companies, libraries, hospitals, mental health facilities, nonprofit organizations, newspapers, book publishers, and print design studios.