Career after B.F.A


Fine Arts is a field which any one with a passion towards it can pursue. There is no doubt that this field is meant for people who possess Artistic Skills in Visual Arts. In this field, people are free to let their creativity flow and make their ideas come to life through photography or through mere strokes of a paintbrush. Those with a natural interest towards art will find that this field is suited for them.

This article will let you know more about the different career opportunities available after the completion of the BFA degree.

A few of the Job profiles available subsequent to the completion of BFA includes:-

  • 3d Artist
  • Art Critic
  • Art Teacher
  • Animator
  • Art Director
  • Creative Director
  • Drawing Teacher
  • Editor
  • Furniture Designer
  • Freelance Workers
  • Graphic Artist / Designer
  • Music Teacher
  • Production Artist
  • Senior Graphic Designer
  • Sr. Art Director
  • Set Designer

Career in Private sector after B.F.A

There are numerous private sector firms that employ graduate students of BFA. They include:

  • Advertising Companies
  • Art Studios
  • Boutiques
  • Educational Institutes
  • Fashion Houses
  • Publishing Houses
  • Tailoring Shops
  • Television Industry
  • Theatres
  • Websites

Government Career after B.F.A

Upon the completion of the B.V.A course, aspirants can get jobs with institutes of education; work as photographers or as artists with institutions of the public sector. It is also possible for graduates of fine arts to work freelance.  They can work freelance in the arenas of:

  • Clothing
  • Direction
  • Fashion
  • Photography
  • Television

Another option for them to consider is to work as art directors for industries such as:

  • Advertising
  • Magazines
  • Manufacturers
  • On-Line Services
  • Promotion and Product Design
  • Publishing Houses
  • Software Companies

Career Abroad after B.F.A

It is possible for students of Fine arts to get job not only inside India but also abroad. Those students of fine arts who have good skills in the area they have chosen can get employed with numerous industries in the relevant field. It is also possible for them to work independently. They can choose to start advertising companies or Art studios. It is up to them to choose a field where they are comfortable.

Long term Career roadmap for B.F.A Graduates

Once the BFA course is completed, students can go for the postgraduate level course. They can choose to go for the M.V.A. (Master in Visual Arts) course or the (Master in Fine Arts) course. Studying either one of these degrees will help the students develop a good overview about the Industry of Fine arts. It also provides training for aspirants for establishing their career in the area of Visual Communication and Performing Arts.



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9 Responses to “Career after B.F.A”

  1. 9
    Anupama Thakoor:

    Pls tell what would be approximate fees for BFA course in Rachana sansad as well as in JJ institute?

  2. 8

    i am student of BFA II applied i m intrested in illustration and cartooning. where i can apply after BFA.

  3. 7

    hi i am student of BFA and i want to know courses after BFA and in which colleges that courses are available.

  4. 6
    mayur nikam:

    hi i m mayur pas aut in l.s. raheja school of art so i wont job plz halp me i m sarching a job can u plz sand me sand me rafrans [email protected]

  5. 5
    Nazreen sultana.:

    Mai b.f.a krna chahti hu lkn mere parents mujhe kahi dusre city me n Jane dnge ar mere city me b.f.a course n h kya kch aisa system h jsse mai onln ye course kr saku plz mujhe btaiye.

  6. 4

    what subject should be taken for intermediate if we want to take up B.F.A ?

  7. 3

    hi..i am sajid…….student of bva..commercial art….honor subject photography..and also i have knowledge in graphic visualisation sence are good….it my confidencs..and i want answer that what can i advertising field….and which master programe are best for me….plz

  8. 2
    mahesh raj:

    i had discontinued my due to lack of interest , i am more interest in doing fine arts by photography , am i eligible to do … is my career is good or not , reply me soon

  9. 1
    krishna pratap:

    please tell about the admission process in BFA in BHU and also help for entrance exam syllabus…