Art Majors

Resources for Art Majors

American Craft Council
The American Craft Council is a national, nonprofit educational organization, which its mission is to promote understanding and appreciation of contemporary American craft.

Animation World Network

Art History Network
Devoted to sparking and maintaining interest in art history 

World Wide Art Resources
Provides the opportunity to browse through the art of others, or display and sell your own.

ArtSource
Art resources that become available on the WWW via Mosaic. With the internet boom the list is somewhat selective and limited. 

American Art Therapy Association
An organization of diverse, engaged and creative professionals dedicated to the belief that the creative process involved in making art is healing and life enhancing.

Museum Job Resources Online
Links to various museum employment resources and is meant as an aid to those seeking employment with museums, science centers, and cultural/heritage organizations.

Skillsnet: Overview of Multimedia, Animation, and Computer Game Jobs
Mission to enable companies and organizations to optimize their workforce to meet the changing market forces by providing the next generation of foundational human capital enterprise technology and solutions.

Fashion Net
To help in everything that has to do with fashion, providing links to companies that might hire, and providing easy magazine subscriptions

Advice on Art
Series of articles is designed to teach artists the skills they need to manage their own careers. 

New York Foundation for the Arts
The New York Foundation for the Arts' mission is to empower artists at critical stages in their creative lives. 

Association of Medical Illustrators
Promote the study and advancement of medical illustration and allied fields of visual communication, and promote understanding and cooperation with the medical profession and related health science professions.

The Society of Illustrators
Promote the art and appreciation of illustration, as well as its history and evolving nature, and to encourage high ideals through exhibitions, lectures, education, and by fostering a sense of community and open discussion.

National Cartoonists Society
Devoted to providing members advice in the field and the beginnings of a network.  

Industrial Designers Society of America
Professional service of creating and developing concepts and specifications that optimize the function, value and appearance of products and systems for the mutual benefit of both user and manufacturer. 

Visual Artist from the Occupational Outlook Handbook
A report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). It gives definitions of the different fields of art and demographic information on artists.

Designers from the Occupational Outlook Handbook
Another report by the BLS. Listing different work environments and related careers for those in the field of graphic design.

Photographers and Camera Operators from the Occupational Outlook Handbook
A report by the BLS for those in photography. Lists the same type of information as the pervious two links, only for photographers. 

Archivists and Curators from the Occupational Outlook Handbook
Another report by the BLS for those interested in being archivist and curators. Listing work environments, related careers, and job statistics.

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