Arts

Arts

For those with a natural artistic flair, there are plenty of options to apply it to a successful career in the arts industry. Whether you want to be an actual artist or use your creativity in related fields such as architecture, illustrating or fashion design, you can be sure to find a specialism where you can thrive.

Competition is undoubtedly tough in this sector, but for those with the talent and determination to succeed, there are some clear routes of progression to get to the top of your game. Be prepared to network and build contacts who can help you move up the ladder, and develop your skills in self-belief and resilience in order to reach your goals. 

Related industries you may also be interested in

  • Graphic Design
  • Fashion 
  • Media and Photography

Skills required

  • Artistic talent
  • Communication skills
  • Technical ability
  • Self-belief

Example career options

  • Animator
  • Architect
  • Ceramicist
  • Fine Artist

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What our students say

“The tutors are helpful and the class sizes are small which allows you to get extra support when needed.”

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Olaf Tadorowski Level 1 Media and Photography Former student at Saint Pius X Catholic High School

“College has allowed me to focus on something I am passionate about and helped me gain a better understanding of the art industry.”

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Eddie Barlow Level 3 Art and Design Former student at Oakwood High School