Alliance of Artists Communities
Posts job opportunities in arts administration and academia.

Association of Arts Administration Educators
A nonprofit organization created to advocate formal training and high standards of education
for arts administrators. Website provides links to graduate and undergraduate programs
in arts administration, jobs, and other resources.

College Art Association
Sponsors an online Career Center that posts arts-related employment
opportunities at colleges, universities, and art schools.

Connecticut Office of the Arts
Sponsors an online Directory of Teaching Artists that lists Connecticut artists
who work in schools and community settings.

Healing Arts Initiative
Brings visual and performing arts programs to New Yorkers confined in hospitals,
shelters, and health-care facilities, and to city schools.

Ohio Alliance for Arts Education, Artists-in-Schools 
Places professional artists and arts groups in K-12 schools, and in parks and recreation centers,
senior facilities, correctional facilities, hospitals, libraries, other community centers, as well as
private sector businesses, organizations and individuals.

Prison Arts Project
Open to visual and performing artists interested in conducting workshops in California
correctional facilities.

Professionals for NonProfits
An employment agency that offers part-time and full-time temporary and
permanent positions to people interested in working for

nonprofit organizations, including those that are arts-related. Offices in five cities.

Studio in a School
Places professional visual artists in residences in New York City’s public schools.

Teaching Artists Guild (TAG)
Committed to the professionalization and visibility of artists who teach. We are the voice of the
teaching artist, communicating the depth and breadth of work that teaching artists provide
educational systems and communities. Provides an online resource center and other services.

Young Audiences, Inc.
National organization that offers opportunities to artists in all disciplines to
work in school systems throughout the United States.


Americans for the Arts Job Bank
An online listing of jobs in arts administration “Advice for Artists on How to Make a Living—
When Selling Art Doesn’t Pay the Bills”
Article by Caroll Michels

BOCES Arts and Enrichment Resources
An online listing of artists who participate in arts-in-education programs.
Sponsored by the Board of Cooperative Educational Services in New York.

Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington Job Bank
Lists of opportunities in arts and arts administration in the greater
Washington DC area.

Examples of Arts in Healthcare Programs, National Endowment
for the Arts
A list of arts in healthcare programs throughout the United States.
Listing of creative administrative, production, volunteer and internship
opportunities in Massachusetts. Sponsored by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
Lists faculty positions and part-time adjunct positions at colleges, including those in the art field.

New York Foundation for the Arts Job Listings
A listing of employment opportunities in the arts.

A national directory of performers who present assemblies, workshops,
and residencies in schools.

Lists employment information for faculty, administrators, and executives in art,
art history, communication, and the performing arts from more than
1,200 institutions. Sponsored by The Chronicle of Higher Education.  

Work in Culture, The Job Board
Connects arts and culture organizations in Canada with job seekers.


A national employment-service bulletin for jobs in the performing
arts and arts administration.

Frequency: Bi-Weekly
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group

Career Solutions for Creative People. How to Balance
Artistic Goals with Career Security

Author/Editor: Dr. Ronda Ormont
Focuses on how to find the time and freedom to pursue
art while making a stable living.

Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication Date: 2001

Careers for Nonconformists: A Practical Guide to
Finding and Developing a Career Outside the Mainstream

Author/Editor: Sandra Gurvis
Covers a multitude of careers in which people can shine and be authentic.
Publisher: Marlowe & Company
Publication Date: 1999

The Complete Guide to Running Successful Workshops &
Seminars: Everything You Need to Know to Plan, Promote
and Present a Conference Explained Simply

Author: Kristie Lorette
Covers marketing a seminar or workshop to the right audience, how to
avoid mistakes and disasters, budget planning, and more.

Publisher: The Atlantic Publishing Group
Publication Date: 2014

Gardner’s Guide to Internships at Multimedia and Animation Studios
Author/Editor: Garth Gardner
Revised. Profiles hundreds of computer graphics, animation, and multimedia
companies in the USA and Canada that offer internships.

Publisher: Garth Gardner, Inc.
Publication Date: 2004

Great Jobs for Art Majors 
Authors: Blythe Camenson and Stephen Lambert
Helps students explore career options within their field of study. From assessing
individual talents and skills to taking the necessary steps to land a job.
Publisher: McGraw Hill
Publication date: 2003


How to Run Seminars & Workshops: Presentation
Skills for Consultants, Trainers and Teachers

Author: Robert L. Jolles
Provides effective techniques for winning over an audience,
holding their interest, and conveying important information.
A step-by-step self-teaching guide that provides the confidence
and the techniques speakers need to survive and thrive in
front of an audience.

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Publication Date: Revised 2017


How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist: Selling Yourself
without Selling Your Soul

Author: Caroll Michels
See chapter “Generating Income: Alternatives to Driving a Cab.” The author is the
founder of the Artist Help Network and a career coach and artist-advocate.

Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication date: Revised 2018

Opportunities in Visual Arts Careers
Author/Editor: Mark Salmon
Revised edition. Offers information about a variety of careers in the field of visual arts, including
training and education requirements, salary statistics, and professional and Internet resources.

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Contemporary Books
Publication Date: 2008

The Photographer’s Assistant 
Author/Editor: John Kieffer
Revised edition. Information on how to become a photographer’s assistant; the skills
and personal attributes professionals seek; how they hire assistants; technical tips
on lighting, camera equipment, etc.

Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication Date: 2001

Starting Your Career in Art Education
Authors: Emily Stern and Ruth Zealand
Covers careers teaching art in Pre-K, K-12, undergraduate and graduate school,
nonprofit organizations, businesses, and more. Includes interviews with successful
art educators.

Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication Date: 2013

The Workshop Book: How to Design and Lead Successful Workshops
Author: Pamela Hamilton
Covers the tools you need to design and lead successful workshops; ways
to enhance the collective intelligence of any team, keeping them focused
and engaged; tips for structuring time to generate maximum productivity i
n a limited session; and advice on how to find inspiration and creativity
to generate great ideas for any workshop presentations.

Publisher: FT Press
Publication Date: 2016






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