Computer Art Career
Museums worldwide are scooping up computer art, with hot-spots like the San Jose Museum of Art and the Victoria and Albert Museum print department boasting decent collections. The rise of the genre's popularity has generated a host of career options for the budding visual artist.
Computer Artist Teacher
Whether you're most passionate about painting, photography, video, or 3-D works, you can use your computer as an innovative tool with which to create art. And once you reach a professional level, you can use your expertise for teaching others how to create their own computer-made masterpieces. Opportunities to teach computer art range from working as a self-employed self-enrichment teacher to landing a tenure track professorial spot. To work at a college or university, you'll need at least a master's degree. You can teach self-enrichment courses with an associate's degree and a bit of practical experience or a bachelor's.
Commercial Computer Artist
You can either supplement your budding arts career or go all-out for the major corporate bucks by working as a commercial computer artist. Job opportunities include positions as a graphic designer in advertising, publishing, or public relations; and as a computer artist in the motion picture and video industry. For some technical positions, an associates degree will do the trick. But you'll open more doors with a bachelor's degree from a university, college, or art school.
If you enjoy working on the computer and have a creative bent, you might want to want to launch a computer art career. Who knows, you might find yourself clicking and pointing into existence the Sistine Chapel of today.
The Following Schools Provide Educational Programs For Computer Art Careers: