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Picture Your Career

At UW-Green Bay, find your passion, your voice and your future.

As an art major, you won’t just find a career – you’ll find a calling. In addition to professional skills, you’ll also undergo personal growth: learning to problem solve, finding your own voice and recognizing the importance of being a lifetime learner. But your career won’t just benefit you – your art can also support your region and community.

Find a Career

Teacher helps student in drawing studio

What Professionals in Art Do

Here’s a list of potential career paths with a degree in art. But remember, these are just a few options to give you an idea of where to start after graduation:

  • Advertising Designer
  • Art Therapist
  • Art Teacher
  • Cartoonist
  • Museum Artist
  • Art Exhibition Coordinator
  • Book Illustrator
  • Photographer
  • Interior Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Architect
  • Photojournalist
  • Gallery Owner
  • Antiques Dealer
  • Art Director
  • Animator
  • Special Effects Artist
  • Filmmaker
  • Art Dealer
  • Furniture Designer

Where Recent Graduates Work

Take a page from our recent graduates’ sketchbook – here’s where they found work after graduation:

  • Trim Design Studio
  • Howard-Suamico School District
  • Crooked Line Studios
  • Strawberry Fields Design, Inc.
  • Green Bay Area Public School District
  • Cass Raymond Photography
  • Wisconsin Humane Society
  • UW-Green Bay

You can also find jobs at business and institutions like:

  • Art studios
  • Design firms
  • Advertising agencies
  • Government & private museums/galleries
  • Local historical societies
Chancellor, Michael Alexander and Graduating student

Considering Grad School?

Further education can qualify you for more career options and deepens your understanding of art. Recent graduates have attended schools like: 

  • UW-Madison
  • UW-Milwaukee
  • Indiana University - Bloomington
  • Pacific Northwest College of the Arts
  • Edinboro University
  • Otis College of Art and Design
  • Montana State University
  • University of Arkansas

Grad School Guidance

Lindsey Przybylski, Art Educator, Pulaski Community Middle School

Meet a

"The UW-Green Bay art program prepared me extremely well for teaching art. The classes required gave me a broad field of knowledge and practice in all art mediums. This allowed me great success when stepping into the classroom as well as great success being able to create new courses for my school."

Lindsey Przybylski '13
Art Educator, Pulaski Community Middle School

Professor Sarah Detweiler

Want to know more?

If you need more help figuring out your career path in art, reach out to any of our professors – we are happy to help.