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Fine Arts-Crafts Cluster: Creative Enterprises & The Arts

Create text for artistic, entertainment, or commercial purposes for print or electronic media. May include writing lyrics, scripts, poetry, essays, or fiction, as well as a variety of commercial copy.

Fine Artist/Craftsperson - Painter, sculptor, printmaker, illustrator, multi-media artist, potter, jeweler, weaver, glass artist, metalsmith, cabinetmaker, musical instrument maker, etc.
Create objects by hand, using a variety of methods and materials. Develop concepts or creative ideas. Set specifications for materials, dimensions, and finishes. Confer with customers to assess needs and obtain feedback. Create sketches, patterns, prototypes, models, or templates. Market and sell objects to galleries, shows, and private clients.

Photographer - Biocommunications incl Forensic Commercial Photojournalism Portrait/Studio Management
Photograph persons, subjects, merchandise, or other commercial products using digital and film media. Manipulate content using software or darkroom techniques to create digital or print images.

Represent and promote artists to prospective employers or buyers. May handle contract negotiation and other business matters for clients. (13-1011)

Restorer/ Conservator
Determine whether objects need repair or cleaning and choose the safest and most effective method. Often specialize in particular materials or types of object, such as documents and books, paintings, decorative arts, furniture, textiles, metals, or architectural materials.

Artist’s Assistant
Assist with set-up, clean-up of artist’s materials.Fabricate according to artist’s designs and instructions. Assist with marketing, shows, record-keeping, billing, and purchasing materials and equipment.


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Architect incl. commercial, residential, interactive, green/sustainable, urban design and other specialties)

Salary Range: $52,400-90,000
Education offered at: UNCG-JSNN (BS, MS), WSSU (Courses), ProTrain (Courses)
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