What careers are there for artist?

I'm a highschool senior, and I want to be a professional artist. How do I make a living? Because I've sold some paintings but it is not enough to live as an independent.

Asked By: Da Marcroix - 2/10/2009
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I take on six students (one on one). This is my core, "if the market goes to hell I can eat" base. Beyond that I have an arrangement for my paintings with two galleries, a consultancy on the east coast for commercial placements and am always, cautiously, seeking additional markets... More
Answered By: JGinCowtown - 2/11/2009
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advertising cartoonist architectural design interior decorator graphical design (movies, tv) literary artist(draw pictures for story books and comics)
Answered By: vajeta1999 - 2/10/2009
you got to keep painting get known and sell more. get listed in gallerys and hope someone picks ya up. if you want to be the only artist.. but don't forget the saying starving artist.. and ifyou don't want to starve your going to have to take up some sort of mindess job to pay for your paints alone. as you mentioned... More
Answered By: ♫ Mad Luv ♫ - 2/10/2009
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