An artist engages in creating art, practicing the arts, or demonstrating an art. Within horticulture, artists are needed to help create beautiful landscapes and gardens, illustrate drawings, create catalogs and materials for companies, and many more artistic tasks.
Generally, no formal education is required*. Each employer will have defined specific needs. A portfolio of your art is generally required to help show your talent.
*Some employers may prefer/require a degree.
WHERE TO STUDY
For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.
In December 2018, the median yearly salary for an artist was $53,468, according to Salary.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Artist Profile.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
- The Abundant Artist
- The National Association of Independent Artists
- The National Association of Schools of Art and Design
VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS
Learn what Laura Price from Disney does every day as an artist.