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Art and Art History: Career Resources

Follow these links to investigate art and art history resources at the City College of San Francisco Library. Come in to the Library for personal instruction from a reference librarian.

Becoming a Professional Artist

Graphic Design and Illustration

Careers in the Arts

Here you'll find lists of books and resources about:

  • Becoming a professional artist, photographer, graphic designer or illustrator
  • Legal resources for artists
  • Marketing and finance for artists
  • eBooks on a variety of arts career topics
  • Websites of professional organizations and other career resources

Search the catalog usings subject headings:

  • Art -- Vocational guidance
  • Photography -- Vocational guidance
  • Graphic arts -- Vocational guidance
  • Commercial art -- Vocational guidance
  • Art -- Economic aspects
  • Art -- Marketing
  • Artists -- Legal status, laws, etc.

Legal Guides

Marketing and Economics

Careers in Photography

Creative Thinking and Inspiration


Professional Organizations and Career Websites

Printable Guide to Career Resources

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