WELCOME

Welcome to the Career Services pages for artists in the Studio Arts.  Below you will find links to general resources to guide you in your search for positions in the studio arts.  The tabs at the top of this guide will provide specific information to students and alumni searching for jobs in studio arts and photography.

JOB BOARDS

American Association of Museums

Provides job board with membership.

Art Forum

The on-line version of the magazine, has all kinds of international information for artists: exhibitions, events, travel recommendations, jobs, services, classified advertising, book reviews, and more. Fogelson Library subscribes to the paper subscription of Art Form. It is available in the periodical section of the library.

Chicago Artists Resource

College Art Association

Fogelson Library subscribes to these publications with job listings. Periodicals are available on the main floor of the library in the periodical section. Students can subscribe to individual memberships online to access job boards electronically.

Job Bank Arts USA

Americans for the Arts is the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America. With over 50 years of service, we are dedicated to representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts.

New York Foundation for the Arts

These jobs are specific to New York.

CAREER RESOURCES

These resources will help you prepare for your portfolio, resume, cover letter, and interview:

ArtBusiness.com

Artsy Shark

The author of this site works with artists on a daily basis to help them focus their vision, develop a product line or portfolio, understand their market and how to reach it.

Craft Emergency Relief Fund - Artists' Career Resources

CERF+ is committed to keeping the craft field strong by keeping professional craft artists at work. Good business practices contribute to the likelihood of rebounding from setbacks, whether due to minor mishaps or major emergencies.

Empty Easel

At EmptyEasel our goal is to publish helpful information for both new and professional artists—without any of the vague or confusing “artspeak” common to the art world.

LOLA: Leap Opportunity Lists for Artists

This is a finely tuned listing of career-advancing opportunities for artists, culled from national and international listings, which arrives weekly by email. It includes grants, exhibition opportunities, job listings, and more. An individual subscription costs $50 per year.

New York Foundation of the Arts

This site has national information for artists: jobs, opportunities, and event listings.

New Grad Life

"New Grad Life is the only blog solely dedicated to providing free resources to recent college graduates or soon-to-be grads for topics such as job hunting, resume/interview help, networking tips, money management, and more."

EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITIES

Art Deadlines List

This is a monthly newsletter with 600-900 announcements listing art contests, competitions, scholarships, grants, juried exhibitions, art jobs, internships, call for entries/proposals/papers, writing and photo contests, residencies, design and architecture competitions, auditions, casting calls, fellowships, festivals, funding, and more. Individual subscriptions start at $18 thru email and $36 thru US Post.

Art Forum

The on-line version of the magazine, has all kinds of international information for artists: exhibitions, events, travel recommendations, jobs, services, classified advertising, book reviews, and more. Fogelson Library subscribes to the paper subscription of Art Form. It is available in the periodical section of the library.

Art List

This is the leading e-newsletter of Art Contests, Art Competitions, and Juried Art Shows for visual artists and photographers. The Art List differentiates themselves from other art and photography listing services by focusing solely on exhibitions of competitive nature and by providing subscribers with an extremely simple, and searchable, interface to view hundreds of upcoming contests. Annual subscription rate is only $15.

Art Show

This is an excellent resource for juried show deadlines with tips for entering competitions and a list of arts organizations.

ArtReach.com

Site provides extensive links in the section INFORMATION FOR ARTISTS including: opportunities for artists, promoting your work on-line, juried competitions, grants, Artist’s in Residence Programs, art schools, and more.

Artweek

This is "The national voice of contemporary art on the West Coast," Artweek includes a comprehensive listing of regional, national and international competitions and calls for entries, as well as exhibition listings of over 200 galleries and museum spaces, reviews and articles. Subscriptions of 12 issues in one year start at $30.

LOLA: Leap Opportunity Lists for Artists

This is a finely tuned listing of career-advancing opportunities for artists, culled from national and international listings, which arrives weekly by email. It includes grants, exhibition opportunities, job listings, and more. An individual subscription costs $50 per year.

Professional Artist Magazine (formerly Art Calendar)

This resource connects artists with income and exhibition opportunities. Each issue features 20-30 pages of hundreds of listings of juried shows, residencies, grants, galleries reviewing portfolios, publishing opportunities, positions open, and much more. This monthly publication also includes articles on the business of being an artist. 

eBOOKS