Fine and Visual Arts

Create an exciting career in fine and visual arts

Are you a creative thinker who loves to work with their hands and eyes? Do you enjoy creating things that are unique and inspiring? Careers in fine arts and visual arts are ideal for passionate people who are ready to be self-employed and driven towards success. Flexible, often freelance roles give you the freedom to work in a range of creative industry areas.

North Coast TAFE offers unique and exceptional training in a number of Fine and Visual Arts courses in purpose-built studios and galleries.

Top 5 careers under Fine and Visual Arts

Artist
Potter
Aboriginal Arts and Crafts Professional
Gallery Assistant
Painter

What kind of students pursue this career?

  • Creative and imaginative
  • Self-disciplined
  • Enjoy working with your hands
  • Like varied work
  • Self-promotion skills
  • Eye for detail

 

A variety of choices in the fine and visual arts industry

If you are passionate about fine and visual art then explore the categories below to open up a world of opportunities. Our courses cater for the emerging career artist to the hobbyist with a passion for creativity.

Visual Arts

Possible career outcomes:

  • Art Tutor
  • Visual Arts and Crafts Professional
  • Painter
  • Artist
  • Gallery Assistant

Visual Arts  

Ceramics

Possible career outcomes:

  • Potter
  • Ceramics Artist

Ceramics  

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts

Possible career outcomes:

  • Aboriginal Arts Guide
  • Aboriginal Arts and Crafts Professional

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts  

Arts Administration

Possible career outcomes:

  • Arts Administration Officer
  • Community Arts or Gallery Assistant
  • Arts Project Officer or Coordinator
  • Gallery Curator

Arts Administration  

Hear from our students and graduates

Sarah-Jane

Diploma of Fine Arts

Nyaree

Advanced Diploma of Fine Arts

Pick a category & get started on a career in the fine and visual arts industry