The classes offered in ACC's Art Program provide learning opportunities for both new and experienced artists. Students become proficient in a wide range of materials and methods, refine their craft in fully equipped studios, and gain exposure to art history, ceramics, drawing, digital art, 2D and 3D design, photography, printmaking, and sculpture.
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Create or reproduce hand-made objects for sale and exhibition using a variety of techniques, such as welding, weaving, pottery, and needlecraft.
Hourly Wage: $9.23
Currently Employed: 275
275 people are employed as Craft Artists. This number is expected to increase by 3.64% over the next four years.
Create original artwork using any of a wide variety of media and techniques.
Hourly Wage: $13.11
Currently Employed: 490
490 people are employed as Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators. This number is expected to increase by 4.29% over the next four years.
Cast, anneal, solder, hammer, or shape gold, silver, pewter or other metals to form jewelry or other metal items such as goblets or candlesticks.
Hourly Wage: $14.63
Currently Employed: 398
398 people are employed as Precious Metal Workers. This number is expected to decrease by 6.53% over the next four years.
Engrave or etch metal, wood, rubber, or other materials. Includes such workers as etcher-circuit processors, pantograph engravers, and silk screen etchers.
Hourly Wage: $13.33
Currently Employed: 84
84 people are employed as Etchers and Engravers. This number is expected to remain steady with job change around 0% over the next four years.
Plan, direct, or coordinate advertising policies and programs or produce collateral materials, such as posters, contests, coupons, or give-aways, to create extra interest in the purchase of a product or service for a department, an entire organization, or on an account basis.
Hourly Wage: $42.11
Currently Employed: 232
232 people are employed as Advertising and Promotions Managers. This number is expected to increase by 5.17% over the next four years.
Formulate design concepts and presentation approaches for visual communications media, such as print, broadcasting, and advertising. Direct workers engaged in art work or layout design.
Hourly Wage: $31.83
Currently Employed: 699
699 people are employed as Art Directors. This number is expected to increase by 5.44% over the next four years.
Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.
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ACC offers a variety of degree and certificate options to get you ready for the next step in your academic and career journey. Choosing the right award path is an important first step to reach your goals.