Learning to create ... creating to learn ... this is the basic tenet held by The Juanita and Ralph Harvey School of Visual Arts at Midwestern State University.  Offering a heritage of development and a future bright with growth, the art department at MSU encourages art students to experience all studio areas before choosing an area of specialization.   Breadth of experience, combined with in-depth involvement in the area of your choice, provides an opportunity to obtain the education you desire.  

Careers in Art include the following:

Advertising Artist
Art Acquisition Specialist
Arts Administration
Art Agent
Art Critic
Art Educator/Public School Teacher
Art Materials Company/Employee/Sales
Art Professor
Art Historian
Arts Management
Art Product Demonstrator
Art Sales
Art Specialist
Art Supply Business
Art Transportation Service
Audiovisual Specialist
Billboard Artist
Book Designer
Book Jacket Designer
CAD Designer
CD/Record Cover Designer
Children's Book Illustrator
Collection Manager
Comic Strip Artist
Commercial Artist
Corporate Designer
Custom Decorator
Desktop Publishing Artist
Exhibit Designer
Fashion Designer
Flatware Designer
Floral Designer
Freelance Artist
Foundry Personnel
Furniture Designer
Gallery Owner/Director
Gallery Staff Worker
Graphic Designer
Greeting Card Artist
Independent Business Services
Interior Designer
Journalistic Artist
Magazine Designer
Manager (Museum/Gallery)
Medical Illustrator
Museum Curator
Museum Preparator
Museum Technician
Package Designer
Portrait Artist
Press Operator
Printing Craftsman
Production Potter
Production Coordinator
Professional Artist
Professional Printer
Set Designer
Tattoo Artist
Technical Illustrator
Textile Designer
TV Graphic Designer
Web Designer


 For a detailed  listing of job descriptions and resources, visit the following website:

Art As a Career - From the Texas Commission on the Arts



For More information contact:       

The Juanita & Ralph Harvey School of Visual Arts
Midwestern State University
3410 Taft Blvd.
Wichita Falls, TX 76308
(940) 397-4264  /  Fax (940) 397-4369