The Career Profile Project
Career Profile Project
Job Title and Job Description
Buy and sell artwork. Build collections for individuals, museums, and corporations.
What are some related career opportunities and job titles in your company or in your career area?
Art Historian: Research data on deceased artists, provide background, data, shows. Art Conservation: Repair, care of artwork on paper or canvas (preservation)Appraiser: Evaluate collection for individuals and estates for insurance or sale.
What new technology will be important?
Shared data bases with museums and libraries allowing larger information database searches of deceased artists or international exhibition history
What education or training did you have to prepare for this career?
Started as a hobby – turned into a business – developed 4,000 volume library to draw on.
What education or training do you recommend for students today who want to enter this field?
Art History Major / Fine Arts Degree
When you were in high school, did you know that you would enter this field?
|Skills Used||Rating (5=Most Important thru|
|Athletic / Physical|
|Coordination / Using Hands, Tools, and Equipment|
|Investigative / Fact Finding|
|leadership and Supervising|
|Sales and Negotiation|
|Scientific and Experimental|
|Social Service / Helping Skills|
|Teaching / Instructing|
|Understanding Nature, Plants, Animals|
Interview By: Art Investment/Appraisal