With all the pressure of turning a college degree into a stable, decent-paying job, those creative individuals who are considering the value of an art degree in the work world may be pleasantly surprised at the variety of good jobs available to art graduates. In fact, success in many professions requires exactly the type of skills and knowledge acquired from an art degree. This book explores several of the best career opportunities for art graduates in a number of industries. Anyone who wants to use an art degree to land a top job will find this book stocked with invaluable insight and concrete advice. The book is divided into two sections. The first explains why an art degree is useful, what an art dgree is and how to go from high school to college to a job in art. Interesting sid-bar topics include top art graudate programs, books on the arts, finding an art scholarship and resume advice. Interviews with professionals in the field are included. The second section provides detailed information on the top jobs. Jobs covered include antique and art dealers, creative arts, conservators and conservation technicians, desktop publishing specialists, educatin directors and museum teachers, illustrators, Internet developers, landscape architects, photo stylists, secondary school teachers, therapists and visual artists.