Career Option in Painting
Painting and decorating is a multi-faceted skill with several job opportunities. A creative person can become a painter and decorator with special effect and wall papering skills, a sign writer, Interior Designer, Owner-Manager, Estimator or Contracts Manager to name some of the options.
Education Details & Eligibility:
To become a professional in the painting industry one should have a graduate degree (B.F.A) or at least a diploma in Painting. The degree and postgraduate degree courses are offered by private and government arts colleges in India and around the globe.
Basic eligibility criteria:
The course duration for the various programs is as follows:
- Diploma in Painting is two years.
- B.A, B.F.A (Painting) is Four years.
- M.A, M.F.A (Painting) is a two-year program in various universities.
Approximate Education Expenses:
- B.F.A - Rs.1500/ per year - (4 Years)
- M.F.A - Rs.1700/ per year - (2 Years)
Bank loans and private loans can be easily arranged by directly contacting the banks through the college administration.
C.Institutions that offer this Education:
Almost all the deemed and general universities offer Bachelor degree in Painting.
For details on colleges please visit www.StudyGuideIndia.com
D.Job Opportunities and Job Roles:
Good creativity and marketing are the two main criteria determining the career success for a professional.
A Painter should also develop qualities like
- expressive skills,
- international exposure,
- Marketing ideas etc.
E.Approximate Salary Range:
The salary can be from Rs.3,000 to Rs.8,000 for starters and increases with experience and knowledge.
The Society of Decorative Painters was organized in 1972 to stimulate worldwide interest and appreciation for decorative painting; to recognize diversity and excellence in the art form; and to serve as the resource center for all aspects of decorative painting. The Society boasts a worldwide family of painters with interests as varied as the places in which they live.
Web site link: www.decorativepainters.org