Art administration is associated with operations of business as well as looking after the proper organization involved in making pieces of unique arts. There are various art managers and administrators who take care of day to day functions of organizing various art exhibitions and at the same time fulfilling the vision/mission of an organization. The role of art administrators is to manage staff, keep a record of regular budgets and marketing of different antique art pieces.
Job Outlook :
According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, job opportunities are high in the field of administration as people who are capable to manage as well as administrate the working of staff in specialized designs as well as other related services. Here art administrators may mainly focus on graphics, managing art designs as well as illustrations.
Job Description :
If you are well acquainted in managing and administrating work and having a deep knowledge of organizing good art pieces then art administration is the best choice for you. The main role of an art administrator is to bring artists and people together, helping the budding artists to get the required exposure and thus significantly contribute in the development of art. An art administrator may handle marketing, event booking and handling financial issues. An art administrator handles change in the economic climate in such a way that art galleries and auction houses in which they may work survive the difficult economic times and at the same time continue the work of helping the spread of art. An art administrator not only has to have excellent knowledge of art that is being promoted by the organization, but also has to be a good manager managing artists and staff and dealing with the issues artists might be having.
Expected Job Growth :
According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of art administrators (directors) is expected to grow by 9% from 2010 to 2020.