Visual, Written and Performing Arts

The Visual, Written, and Performing Arts Career Community focuses explores environments where individuals can imagine, innovate, and inspire a creative and artistic life.  Whether you are interested in becoming a performer, novelist, journalist, editor, designer, producer, filmmaker, or combining your creative skillset with another field, your innovative skills and experiences will allow you to build an exciting, often unconventional career path. This community will assist you with industry resources, career advice, networking opportunities, and workshops and events to help you explore career options in these areas, and launch into inspiring endeavors.


Careers in Visual, Written and Performing Arts include, but are not limited to:

Possible Pathways Include
Acting Animation Art History
Art Education Art Therapy Ceramic Arts
Composition Digital Arts Drama and Theatre
Dance Fashion Film and Tv
Graphic Design Interior Design Museum Curation
Novelist Screenwriting UI/UX Design

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Students Get EXPERIENCE w/ Praxis In the Arts!

From The Columbus Museum of Art to commercial photography in California to design experience for art magazines…. here’s what a few of your fellow Studio Art majors have experienced through internships- thanks to Praxis In The Arts!

Charlie Song, a current senior, worked for …

By Alexis Wilson
Alexis Wilson Career Coach and Community Lead, Visual, Written and Performing Arts
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WarnerMedia Virtual Career Conversations Week! December 6-10, 2021

 

WarnerMedia is excited to announce our 2nd Annual Virtual Career Conversations Week! It’s five days of amazing panels with leaders and decision makers across news, sports and entertainment. Whether you’re a student or seasoned professional, we’ve got you covered …

By Kati Bear
Kati Bear
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Learn about Internship Opportunities at Ohio History Connection

Join us Friday, December 3 from 9-4!  Transportation and lunch provided!  Register Today!

Join the Knowlton Center for Career Exploration on a trek to the Ohio History Connection in Columbus, Ohio to learn about internship opportunities and explore Ohio‘s

By Melanie Murphy
Melanie Murphy Director, Career Communities and Coaching
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Career Tips: Creating a Portfolio

So you’re thinking about getting into a career in marketing, advertising, or something similar? Great! There are a lot of awesome opportunities to launch a successful career in these areas.

If you think of yourself as a creative – someone who …

By David Snider
David Snider Assistant Director - Marketing, Sales, & Communication Career Community
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LinkedIn Learning Courses

Stepping Up Your Webcam Video Presence

Ashley Kennedy
Nearly everyone has a webcam, but many people don’t put the effort into enhancing their webcam video presence. But with…

Carter Beauford: Under the Table and Drumming

Carter Beauford
Learn drumming from a world-class musician. Carter Beauford, world-famous drummer for the Dave Matthews Band, performs along with the rhythm…

Learning Canva

Marley Jaxx
Canva is an easy way—without any graphic design experience—to create professional graphics for social media, presentations, newsletters, business cards, brochures,…

Douglas Kirkland on Photography: A Photographer’s Eye

Douglas Kirkland
In the Douglas Kirkland on Photography series, well-known photographer Douglas Kirkland explores a variety of real-world photographic scenarios, sharing technical…

Douglas Kirkland on Photography: Editorial Assignment

Douglas Kirkland
In the Douglas Kirkland on Photography series, well-known photographer Douglas Kirkland explores a variety of real-world photographic scenarios, sharing technique…

Pro Tools: Audio for Film and Video

Scott Hirsch
In this course, professional audio engineer Scott Hirsch shows how to create an evocative sound mix for a film or…

Remixing Techniques: Arranging and Song Form

Josh Harris
In this course, author Josh Harris shows how to create radio and club arrangements, and a radio edit of a…

Exploring Photography: Family and Group Portraiture

Natalie Fobes
In this course, Pulitzer finalist Natalie Fobes shows how to capture engaging portrait shots of couples, families, and other groups…

Element 3D Essential Training (2013)

Chad Perkins
Element 3D is a third-party plugin that allows actual 3D models to be created from scratch or exported to Adobe…

Travel Photography: Gear & Workflow

Ben Long
Shooting on the road, whether it’s on vacation or on assignment, introduces a variety of considerations for photographers of all…

Douglas Kirkland on Photography: Storytelling through Photography

Douglas Kirkland
“Everyone’s camera can tell a story,” says world-renowned photographer Douglas Kirkland. Follow along as he explores the process of shooting…

Creating a Short Film: 03 Pre-Production

Chad Perkins
Creating a Short Film is a 13-part training series that shows the actual struggles and challenges filmmakers have to overcome…

Learning Studio Lights and Flash Lighting

Erin Manning
Join photographer and The Whole Picture host Erin Manning as she demonstrates the essential techniques beginning photographers need to know…

After Effects Guru: Animating Logos

Ian Robinson
This episode of After Effects Guru combines the powers of Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, and Illustrator to help you make…

Creating a Short Film: 13 Marketing Your Film

Chad Perkins
Short films are often used to practice filmmaking skills inexpensively, get experience working with a cast and crew, showcase filmmaking…

Learning to use Studio Strobes

Abba Shapiro
In this course, Rich Harrington and Abba Shapiro give beginning photographers a brisk look at using strobe lights in a…

The Creative Spark: Von Glitschka, Illustrative Designer

Von Glitschka
Von Glitschka creates visual identities, characters, and logos for high-profile ad agencies and companies around the world. But he still…

Design the Web: Automating Web Graphics

Chris Converse
Learn to composite graphics in Adobe Photoshop using variables and a simple text file. This Design the Web installment shows…

Mixing an EDM Track

Dave Darlington
Producer Dave Darlington has already shown you how to achieve a signature sound with Waves plugins. Here he demonstrates his…

Sports Photography: Shooting a Soccer Action Photo

Kevin Steele
Soccer is one of the most popular international sports. Events like the World Cup keep every country glued to their…

Career Community Advisors

Career Community Advisors are Denison Alumni, Parents and or Faculty who provide advice and guidance to the Career Community Staff Team. These volunteers ensure we are helping connect you with the most accurate and helpful information on trends in the associated industry/function, employers of interest, and opportunities related to the general career community. In addition, check out our Career Launch Volunteers who wish to offer students support as you prepare for life after Denison!

Additional Support Resources

The Art Career Project

The Art Career Project is a creative community for makers, creators, and emerging artists. It’s their mission to help people …

Vault Guides

Guide to Writing and Editing Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

Vault Guide to Visual Arts Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

Vault Guide to Performing Arts Jobs

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

Vault Guide to Fashion and Apparel Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

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