Artist

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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.

TRAINING/EDUCATION NEEDED

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.

SALARY EXPECTATIONS

In September 2019, the median yearly salary for an artist was $54,603, according to Salary.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Artist Profile.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS

VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS

Learn what Laura Price from Disney does every day as an artist.