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Careers & Alumni

Career Options for Graduates with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree

The BFA degree prepares students well for professional careers in visual arts.

These graduates may become sculptors, painters, illustrators or printmakers. They may work independently, displaying and selling work through their studios or art galleries. Fine artists may also work for commercial art studios, design companies, publishers or ad agencies. Some pursue freelance work or accept commissions.

Graduate Success

Keystone Fine Arts graduates have been hired by ABC-TV (head set designer), Abington Youth Center- Healthy Communities/Healthy Youth, Baby Face Art Studio, Ceramics Studio at Keystone College, Cinram, Cuddle Time Day Care Center, Elektra Recording (NYC), EMCS (web developer), Happenings Magazine, Highland Associates, Lamplighter Publications, Paper Magic Group, R.H. Donnelly Advertising, Rubbermaid Home Products, Schell Memorial, Scranton Times (Advertising), Sears Portrait Studio, Tyler School of Art, Vision Gaming and Technology, and many freelance positions.

Keystone graduates have been accepted into the following programs for further education: Alfred University, Central Florida University, Kutztown University, Marywood University, B.S., Graph Design; Cleveland Institute of Art, B.A., Industrial Design; University of the Arts, Masters Program and Syracuse University.

The Keystone College Promise

A pledge to first-time, full-time students in good academic, financial, and social standing.

Keystone College asserts that within six months after graduating from Keystone and fulfilling the requirements of the Career Development Center, you will have received at least one job offer, or where appropriate, be accepted into a transfer or graduate program. In the event this does not occur, we will provide you with additional courses and career counseling at no additional charge.