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Create a Colorful Future With a Career in Art, Design, & Marketing

by Tim Brunicardi on September 14, 2018

Are you creative and classify yourself as artistic? Do you excel in drawing, painting, glassblowing, photography, or graphic design? Are you intrigued by the prospect of learning how to develop your own portfolio? Have you been searching for a career path that would support you and fulfill your creative aspirations? If so, you should consider getting into the art, design, and marketing field.

Where Can I Get the Training For This?

Anyone interested in getting into the art, design, or marketing field should consider enrolling in the Art, Design, & Marketing program at Hocking College located in Nelsonville, OH. In only two years, students can graduate with their Associate of Applied Business in Art, Design, & Marketing.

What Skills Will I Learn in the Program?


Students who enroll in Hocking College’s Art, Design, & Marketing program will learn the following skills:

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Graphic design
  • Glassmaking
  • Photography
  • Marketing techniques & strategies
  • Project management
  • Spatial management
  • Visual literacy
  • How to build a portfolio
  • How to operate a gallery
  • How to set up a studio

What Are Some of the Careers I Can Hold from Getting this Degree?

One of the many advantages of getting this degree is the wide variety of career options the degree holder will have to choose from. The following statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Indeed.com illustrate the number of new jobs in this field that will become available between 2012 and 2022:

  • Fine artists (painters/illustrators) = 7,900
  • Exhibit designers = 3,700
  • Ceramicist = 3,100
  • Commercial designers = 12,100
  • Curator = 14,100
  • Gallery associate = 13,300
  • Glassblower = 17,250
  • Photographers = 20,300
  • Graphic designers = 86,000

What Are Employers Looking for?

Employers in the art, design, and marketing fields are always looking for job applicants with the following attributes:

  • Business skills
  • Contemporary art knowledge
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Event planning skills
  • Graphic design experience
  • Problem solving skills
  • Print making experience
  • Project planning skills
  • Time management skills
  • Spatial management skills

To find out more information about Hocking College’s Art, Design, & Marketing Program, please contact Whitney Goller by email at gollerw@hocking.edu or by phone at (740) 753-6425.

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