Careers and schools

Alfred University, School of Art & Design

This program has a reputation for ceramics, including industrial ceramics.


American College of Building Arts

For students interested in historical preservation and building restoration; programs of study include Architectural Stone Carving, Finish Carpentry, Masonry, Architectural Metal, Plaster Working and Timber Framing.


Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts

For students interested in furthering their career in ceramics


Art Institutes

Listing of art institutes nationwide and their program offerings. Many ASD graduates have received scholarships to attend the Seattle Art Institute, Chicago Art Institute and Minneapolis Art Institute.


Art Schools

A directory of art schools and colleges for those interested in a variety of fields, including graphic design, fashion, interactive media, interior design, game design, Web design, photography and film. The Art Education Resources section includes articles on how to choose an art school, what to study and how to succeed.


Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts

This center in Nebraska offers an artist residency program.


California College of Arts

For students interested in both traditional and contemporary art forms


Computer schools

Listing of computer schools, information technology training and certification programs across the nation.


Cranbrook Academy of Art

For students interested in 3-D Design


EDU Directory

Listing of art schools and institutes nationwide in a broad variety of studies


Harvard University

Harvard has both undergraduate and graduate level studies in art, including a Master's program that allows students to direct their own arts-related course of study. Harvard Professor Howard Gardner authored the widely recognized essay in support of arts education, Project Zero and The Arts in Education Program: Passion Tempered by Discipline.

Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago

For students interested in media arts, design, fashion or culinary arts careers


Massachusetts College of Art and Design

MassArt offers programs in Studio Foundation, Critical Studies, Communication Design, Fine Arts 2-D and 3-D, Media & Performing Arts, plus graduate studies and continuing education.


Pratt Institute

For students interested in architecture, industrial design, and interior design


Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts

For students interested in jewelry making, this academy offers short intensive classes along with diploma programs


Rhode Island School of Design

Offers both undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts. Architecture and design are available in addition to museum studies and a variety of studio art degrees.


Savannah College of Art and Design

This college offers a broad spectrum of career options, including product design, theater design, state and set design and restoration.


State University of New York - Buffalo

The Department of Art at UB offers a Sculpture Program at the undergraduate and graduate levels


University of South Florida - College of The Arts

USF offers strong fine arts programs in ceramics and sculpture, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels


Vancouver Institute of Media Arts

For students interested in studying animation


Worcester Center for Crafts

The center offers workshops and classes in craft skills. The School for Professional Crafts offers programs in fibers, ceramics, metal and wood.

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