Degree Subject Information
Using your Fine Art degree
Options with your degree: Fine Art
Describes your key/core skills, job options, career areas, further study, case studies, contacts and resources and more. Available as a download from the Prospects website.
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Other career options
Job sector information pages on our website has information on types of jobs available within sectors, where to look for jobs and placements, relevant resources in the careers service, specialist careers events and professional development and training information.
Prospects website has an explore types of jobs section which includes job profiles of over 800 occupations. Information for each job covers salary and conditions, entry requirements, training and career development, typical employers and vacancy sources, case studies and contacts and resources.
Graduate destinations from Fine Art courses
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Organisations associated with the Arts
Professional Bodies and Associations often have a careers section with job profiles, information, placements and advice for graduates.
Arts and Business
Nutmeg House, 60 Gainsford Street, Butlers Wharf, London SE1 2NY
Tel: 020 7378 8143
The Arts Council of England
14 Great Peter Street, London SW1P 3NQ
Tel: 0845 300 6200
Arts Council of Wales
9 Museum Place, Cardiff CF10 3NX
Tel: 029 2037 6500
Arts Research Digest
Squires Building, Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 8ST
Tel: 0191 227 3894
PO BOx 2283, Reading RG4 7WG
Tel: 0118 948 3155
Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)
2-4 Cockspurr Street, London SW1Y 5DH
Tel: 020 7211 6000
46-48 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool L3 5SD
Tel: 0151 709 2564
International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies
Level 2, 372 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills, 2010 New South Wales
National Campaign for the Arts
Pegasus House, 37-43 Sackville Street, London W1S 3EH
Tel: 020 7333 0375
National Disability Arts Forum
Mea House, Ellison Place, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 8XS
Tel: 0191 261 2237
Royal Academy of Arts
Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1V 0DS
Tel: 020 7300 8000
Useful web sites
University of the Arts, London
The website of the University of Arts in London, has jobs, opportunities, events and advice.
News and jobs.
Art, Design, Media Subject Centre (Higher Education Academy)
Learning and teaching resources.
a-n The Artists Information Company
Online magazine and information resurces for professional artists. Subscription required but £5 password for 28 days available.
South West Regional Arts Board
Arts council site with good links and jobs.
Website of the body promoting collaboration in the arts and schools.
Culture Online government website devoted to promoting projects in the arts and cultural sectors.
National Lottery Funding
Funding information searchable by type.
Voluntary Arts Network
promotes participation in arts and craft
Resources in the careers service
These can be found within the SH library for reference:
- The Artist's yearbook
- Life After Art & Design
- prizes & Awards
- The Arts Funding Guide
- Commercial Arts & Graphic Design
- Art & Design Uncovered
Information days, events and careers fairs
Look at the Whats On section of this website for events and fairs.
The London Institute has information on events and seminars, mostly in the London area
Prospects website has a general careers fair section, searchable by type of event and location.
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