Sculpture and Functional Art Careers

Make a living AND make a difference.

As a graduate of the Sculpture and Functional Art program, you’ll be prepared to inject beauty into unexpected places, prompting exploration and discovery of the inimitable appeal of art in the third dimension in a wide variety of careers. The work of sculptors has traditionally surrounded us in museums, public gardens, city centers, galleries, office buildings, and in homes.

Possible Careers

  • Sculptor
  • Creative Director
  • Woodworker
  • Cabinet Maker
  • Custom Furniture Designer
  • Metal Artist
  • Model Maker
  • Figurative/Decorative/Installation Artist
  • Special Effects Artist
  • Gallery Owner
  • Curator
  • Furniture Finisher
  • Exhibit Designer
  • Set Designer

Where KCAD Sculpture and Functional Art alumni work


Where KCAD Sculpture and Functional Art alumni have attended graduate school

  • Seton Hall University (South Orange, NJ) – Master of Arts, Museum Studies
  • Northern Illinois University (DeKalb, IL) – Master of Fine Arts
  • Lesley University (Cambridge, MA) – Master of Fine Arts
  • Savannah College of Art and Design (Savannah, GA) – Master of Fine Arts

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