Art Teacher

The Art Teacher develops an interest in students to create artistic expressions in visual terms, using skills and techniques. Their job is to discover and develop the talents of students in the field of art mediums like paint, pencil, charcoal, pastels, and even photography. Art teachers assist students, encourage creativity, and teach techniques in a variety of mediums.

Career Options

  • - Teacher - Advertisements - Architectural rendering - Greeting cards
  • posters
  • books - Graphic novels - Storyboards manuals - Business magazines - Video games
  • - Newspapers and cartoon illustration

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum qualification- 10+2

Personal Skills

  • - To enjoy working with children - Artistic talent - Creative thinking - Enthusiastic and able to motivate and encourage others - Good communication skills. - High levels of organizational skill - Patience and tolerance

Courses to be pursued

  • - Graduate with a nursery training certificate / diploma or degree - Bachelors in education ( B.Ed.) - Diploma or certificate in Art and craft

Top Colleges

  • College Of Art, New Delhi Address: No.20-22, Tilak Marg, Opp Supreme Court, New Delhi, Delhi 110001 Phone: 083186 53904 Website:
  • St. Xavier's College of Education Address: Main Road, Digha Ghat, Kurji, Digha, Patna, Bihar 800011 Phone: 0612 226 0253 Website:

Working Conditions

The Art teachers work in school and community setting. They nurture the creative skills of students and educate them about art history and how these art forms evolved.

Top Companies

  • Ramjas School, R. K. Puram Address: Sector 4, R. K. Puram, New Delhi, Delhi 110022 Phone: 011 2617 4676 Website:
  • Montfort Senior Secondary School Address: Ashok Vihar, Phase-I, New Delhi, Delhi 110052 Phone: 011 2713 0841 Website:

Successful Persons

Maqbool Fida Husain

Maqbool Fida Husain was one of the famous artists. Born in a Sulaymani Bohra family, Husain learned the technique of calligraphy while he stayed at a Madrasa in Baroda. After that, he attended the Sir Jamsetjee Jeejebhoy School of Art in Mumbai to enhance his skills.

Sayed Haider Raza

Sayed Haider Raza was a famous artist. He was born in Babaria, Narsinghpur district, Madhya Pradesh After high school. After completing his studies from India he travelled across Europe and continued to live and exhibit his work in Paris. He was later awarded the Prix de la critique in Paris in 1956. In the same year, he became the first non-French artist to receive the honour.

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