The Career of an Artist/Architect

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Passion, devotion, vehemence is described about the career that is characterized in this essay. The career that is being characterized is the career of an artist/architect. Architects are licensed professionals trained and licensed in the art and science of the design and construction of buildings and structures that primarily provide shelter. An artist is a person engaged in one or more of any of a broad spectrum of activities related to creating art, practicing the arts, and/or demonstrating an art. The topics covered in this paper are the history and background of this career, requirements to obtain this career, job position description and the job reflection and outlook. The study of art appreciation in America began with the picture Study Movement in the late 19th century and began to fade at the end of the 1920’s. The American educational philosopher and school reformer, John Dewey was influential in brooding access to art education in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th century. Since WWII artist training has moved to colleges and universities, and contemporary art has become an increasingly academic and intellectual field. To obtain this career you must earn a professional degree in architecture. Students must have a 5-year bachelor of architecture, 2- year master of architecture, 3 or 4-year master of architecture. To become a licensed architect one must complete a period of practice training or internship and pass all divisions of the ARE (architectural registration examination). Some popular architectural schools are Columbia University in the city of New York (New York, New York), University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign (Champaign, Illinois), University of California, Berkley (Berkeley, California). Some... ... middle of paper ... ...t for architects. The job of being an architect is constantly evolving. Architecture is artistic freedom and personal expression. One exciting thing about being an architect is that you can be you own boss. Architects can positively impact people lives. A bonus about this career is that you can wear ridiculous eye wear and get away with it. Works Cited McKay, Dawn R. “Architecture – Career Information.” About.com Career Planning. N.P., n.d Web. 19 May 2014 “Career Information-Artist and Related Workers.” College Grad/ College Grad.com. N.P., n.d Web. 19 May 2014 “Architect: Training, Salary, and Career Information.” College Grad/College Grad.com. N.P., n.d Web 19 May 2014 “Career Information: Architects.” College Search and Planning Guide – Campus Explore .N.P., n.d Web 19 May 2014 “Architects National Career Service” .N.P., 2012. Web. 19 May 2014

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