Fine Artist

By: MIchelle Leung

BE THE CREATIVE

What Is A Fine Artist

A fine artist uses many materials to create artistic work. By creating these individual original artwork, these artists sell and exhibit them in many places. These pieces can be two-dimensional, three-dimensional, and fourth-dimensional visuals that a Fine Artist capture.

~Fine artist create visuals for people around the world to see.~

Duties

  • Use techniques, such as knitting, weaving, glass blowing, painting, drawing, or sculpting
  • Develop creative ideas or new methods for making art
  • Create sketches, templates, or models to guide their work
  • Select which materials to use on the basis of color, texture, strength, and other qualities
  • Process materials, often by shaping, joining, or cutting
  • Use visual elements, such as composition, color, space, and perspective, to produce desired artistic effects
  • Develop portfolios highlighting their artistic styles and abilities to show to gallery owners and others interested in their work
  • Display their work at auctions, galleries, museums and online marketplaces

Median Annual Wage Range

$44,850

Skills Needed

  • Artistic ability

  • Business skills

  • Creativity

  • Customer-service skills

  • Dexterity

  • Interpersonal skills

Advantages and Disadvantages

Advantages:

  • Higher than average wages

  • Be able to self-employ

  • High job satisfaction if passionate


Disadvantages:

  • Sometimes artists don’t have enough money to support

  • Competition with others

  • Funding and Commission

Creativity can CHANGE the World