Is an Online Art Education Possible?

Yes! Westwood College, the highest ranking online art school, is an accredited US institution offering programs to train individuals to become outstanding artists, animators, animation designers, animation artists, etc. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, at present there are 8,900 people employed as fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators alone in America, and their average annual salary is $50,630. Craft artists make on average $33,070 per year and there are about 5,380 of them employed today. Online schools like Westwood College have been proven to help successfully launch workers into this field.

Art Common Job Tasks
  • creating original art
  • making prints or copies to sell
  • contacting galleries
  • submitting art to shows
  • collecting art pieces
  • selling art
  • finding new artists
  • renting out studio space
  • putting art on the internet
  • making contacts with other artists for group shows
Popular Journals & Magazines Art Organizations Related Professions Currently in Demand
  • Art Director
  • Assistant Professor of Arts
  • Culinary Art Instructor - Adjunct
  • Senior Art Director
  • Interactive Art Director
  • Curator of Art
  • Teacher - Art
  • Art Director - Freelance
  • Art Instructor - Adjunct
  • Art Consultant
Top Cities for Art
  • New York
  • Chicago
  • Los Angeles
  • San Francisco
  • Seattle
  • Atlanta
  • Boston
  • Dallas
  • Philadelphia
  • Minneapolis
Top States for Art
  • Washington
  • California
  • Oregon
  • New York
  • Minnesota
  • Florida
  • Nevada
  • Idaho
  • Michigan
  • Kansas
Common Art Degree Program Names
  • BA in Design and Applied Arts
  • BA in Drama and Theatre Arts
  • BA in Art History
  • BA in Musical Arts
  • Bachelor of Science - Game Art and Design
  • Bachelor of Science - Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of Science - Media Arts and Animation
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts - Graphic Design
  • Certificate - Artistry: Watercolors
  • Associate in Graphic Design and Multimedia
Common Art Course Titles
  • Pencil Drawing
  • Photography
  • Digital Photography
  • Illustration
  • Ceramics
  • Sculpture
  • Art Appreciation
  • Painting
  • Color Theory
  • Drawing and Anatomy

Art Programs by State & City