Certificate Programs in Fine Arts

A certificate is a professional certification an individual can receive upon completion of a fast-paced course of studies. Most colleges, educational institutions and universities offer a variety of programs to choose from. These programs are often completed within a year or less, depending on the course of study. What is a Certificate in Fine Arts? This program can provide a broad knowledge of th… Read more

A certificate is a professional certification an individual can receive upon completion of a fast-paced course of studies. Most colleges, educational institutions and universities offer a variety of programs to choose from. These programs are often completed within a year or less, depending on the course of study.

What is a Certificate in Fine Arts? This program can provide a broad knowledge of the fine arts industry. Students may primarily study the methods, theory and making of art. Some of the courses offered may cover printmaking, sculptures, drawing, painting, digital imaging and the study of public art. The program is designed to help students gain knowledge in all facets of the industry, including portfolio creation and self-development.

There are many benefits to earning a Certificate in Fine Arts. If nothing else, a professional certificate can pad your resume and possibly help you gain future employment within the arts industry. In some professions, a certificate can earn you a higher wage or salary. Many credits from the offered programs can transfer over and serve as a stepping stone towards a higher-level academic degree.

The duration and tuition fees for each program will vary depending on the field of study, school and the country in which the institution is located. Students should contact the admissions office directly to learn more information and the associated costs.

The fine arts industry can be highly competitive when it comes to employment. However, with this certificate, individuals can better prepare for the market and put themselves in high demand. Some of the possible job positions include display designer or director, visual merchandising director and art consultant. With further education, students can teach in the fine arts department at a school district, college or university.

Several institutions offer part- and full-time courses, as well as online classes and distance learning modules. To learn more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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New York Academy of Art
New York, USA

The New York Academy of Art Certificate of Fine Art (CFA) Program is a twelve-month, 36-credit studio sequence that provides students the opportunity to develop their personal ... +

The New York Academy of Art Certificate of Fine Art (CFA) Program is a twelve-month, 36-credit studio sequence that provides students the opportunity to develop their personal vision and specialized skills within an active and inspiring fine arts school. The CFA program is designed for those seeking intensive instruction in painting, sculpture, and drawing and interested in engaging in the critical discourse of contemporary representational art. -
Certificate
Full-time
3 semesters
English
Sep 2020
15 Mar 2020
Campus
 
KASK & Conservatorium / School of Arts Gent
Ghent, Belgium

Curatorial Studies at KASK considers curation – from the latin ‘cura’, to care for – to be a vital link between cultural production and the wider social sphere. In this expand ... +

Curatorial Studies at KASK considers curation – from the latin ‘cura’, to care for – to be a vital link between cultural production and the wider social sphere. In this expanded definition the curatorial crosses the entire spectrum of cultural production, from historical and artistic research to the documentation and archives of displays and the organisation of events. At KASK, Curatorial Studies students are confronted with the diverse possibilities of the curatorial – from the collection, conservation and study of modern and contemporary art to developing news ways of making art public through on- and off-line displays, publications, pedagogical, social and performative projects. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Fanshawe College
London, Canada

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Characters are the heart of every game, video, or marketing campaign. They're at the heart of your interest in 3D Animation, too. Bring your characters to life. Make them breathe. Give them a personality. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
English
08 Sep 2020
Campus
 
Florence Classical Arts Academy
Florence, Italy

The program includes copying paintings of old masters and learning their original techniques while learning to restore artworks. Upon completion of the three-year program, the ... +

The program includes copying paintings of old masters and learning their original techniques while learning to restore artworks. Upon completion of the three-year program, the student graduates with a diploma. Upon completion of one - year program, the students receive a certificate. -
Certificate
Full-time
English, Russian
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Accademia Europea di Firenze – Scuola internazionale di Arti e Cultura Italiana
Florence, Italy

The AEF Drawing and Painting Certificate Program prepares students for professional careers in art, focusing on bidimensional art Drawing/Painting Track. This practice-based c ... +

The AEF Drawing and Painting Certificate Program prepares students for professional careers in art, focusing on bidimensional art Drawing/Painting Track. This practice-based course develops the student's ability to express ideas through painting and drawing and is supported by an integrated theory program. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Media Design School
Munich, Germany +2 More

The Media Camp offers guidance and gives you an insight into the complex process of animation film design. It helps to identify and test your talent for artistic study your pe ... +

The Media Camp offers guidance and gives you an insight into the complex process of animation film design. It helps to identify and test your talent for artistic study your personal potentials and talents in the practical handling of traditional and modern media. -
Certificate
Full-time
German
Campus
 
Kensington and Chelsea College
London, United Kingdom

This course is equivalent to the first year of a Fine Art BA course. The Btec HNC specialises in Fine Art and enables students to pursue their ideas in drawing, painting, scul ... +

This course is equivalent to the first year of a Fine Art BA course. The Btec HNC specialises in Fine Art and enables students to pursue their ideas in drawing, painting, sculpture, video and printmaking. The principal course tutors are practising and exhibiting artists. -
Certificate
Part-time
30 weeks
English
Campus