(NOC 5136)

Career Description

Painters, sculptors and other visual artists create original paintings, drawings, sculptures, engravings and other artistic works.

Duties May Include

  • 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:

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
General Arts and Science - Introduction to Fine Art Certificate
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Fine Arts Studio Diploma; Online
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Alberta University of the Arts
Calgary, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Drawing Bachelor
Object Design and Fabrication Minor Bachelor
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Fine Arts - Studio Practice Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Honours Arts Co-op Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Red Deer Polytechnic
Red Deer, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Fine Art Bachelor; University Transfer
University Arts Diploma Diploma
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Modified on January 26, 2022