(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:

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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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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NSCAD University
Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA

Related Program(s):
Fine Art Bachelor
Jewellery Design and Metalsmithing Bachelor
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Concordia University
Montreal, Qu├ębec, CA

Related Program(s):
Art History and Studio Art (BFA) Bachelor
Studio Art (BFA) Bachelor
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Modified on May 10, 2012