National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 Version 1.3
- 5 - Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport
- 51 - Professional occupations in art and culture
- 513 - Creative and performing artists
5136 - Painters, sculptors and other visual artists
Painters, sculptors and other visual artists create original paintings, drawings, sculptures, engravings and other artistic works. They are usually self-employed. This unit group also includes art instructors and teachers, who are usually employed by art schools.
- art teacher (except primary, secondary and post-secondary education)
- artistic painter
- portrait painter
- silkscreen artist
- Art teachers - elementary school (See 4032 Elementary school and kindergarten teachers)
- Art teachers - secondary school (See 4031 Secondary school teachers)
- Artisans and craftspersons (See 5244 Artisans and craftspersons)
- Fine arts professor - university (See 4011 University professors and lecturers)
- Fine arts teacher - college level (See 4021 College and other vocational instructors)
- Graphic designers and illustrators (See 5241 Graphic designers and illustrators)
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
- Create drawings, paintings and other artwork using oils, pastels, watercolours, charcoal, ink and other media.
- Create sculptures, statues and other three-dimensional artwork by shaping, carving and working with materials such as clay, ice, paper, stone, wood or metal.
Art instructors and teachers
- Teach students the techniques and methods of drawing, painting, sculpting and other forms of artistic expression.
- Creative ability and talent, as demonstrated by a portfolio of work, and knowledge of the safe use of materials, tools and equipment are required. Art programs are offered at universities, colleges and private art schools.
- A college diploma in fine arts techniques may be required.
- Art instructors and teachers may be required to have a university degree or college diploma in a field related to art.