Do you like to create things or draw? Do you enjoy writing music or singing? Pursuing a career in the arts can be tremendously satisfying but often requires outside-the-box thinking. A degree program is usually not as important as a strong portfolio of high-quality work. Many artists supplement their income through teaching, leading workshops and selling their work online.
On this page you can learn more about how to make a living in the arts as well as information on specific careers and where you can obtain training or educational experience.
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You can get experience in this field in the following ways:
Video Game Designer
Producers and Directors