Artist type term listing: (245 terms)

Persons who engage in a pursuit or study of the visual arts as a pastime rather than a profession. [SN developed from SN for Amateurs in AAT]
Artists who specialize in painting images of animals, generally dogs, horses, or other prize pets, livestock, or exotic wild animals.
Experts on, or students or collectors of, antiquities. RHDEL2
People trained in or practicing architecture, which is the art of designing and building habitable structures, especially those considered to have aesthetic value.
Those who specialize in architectural history.
Painters who specialize in architectural subjects, which include buildings, gardens, and other items of the built environment.
SEE ALSO Business Enterprise, Company, Partnership, Firm. Partnerships of two or more persons who carry on an architectural business under a common name
AAT term Academies (organisation). Organizations of learned individuals united for the advancement of art. [adapted from aat term academies]
AAT Administrators SEE ALSO Officers (administrators) for those holding specific office within an organisation i.e president, secretary, treasurer. Those involved in planning, organizing, directing, and controlling human or material resources to accomplish specific goals.
An organised body of people who have an interest, activity or purpose in common with regard to the visual arts. SEE ALSO Art societies, art related organisations
AAT term Boards (organisation) Use for groups of persons officially appointed or elected to direct or supervise some art activity, often in the context of a public or private enterprise, institution, or other organization.
Use for cultural centers whose fine arts-related activities, such as art display, education, and production, are housed. AAT term Arts centres refers to performing arts
Governmental agencies having administrative, legislative, or judicial powers concerning the arts. Use for state arts agencies
AAT term Committees. Groups of persons delegated to consider, investigate, or take action upon and usually to report concerning some matter or business with regard to the visual arts
Those who specialize in art criticism.
AAT term Dealers Persons who buy and sell. W. SN Persons who buy and sell art works.
(APR use may also include public funded galleries) [AAT SN Use only for stores in which works of art are displayed for sale] [a building in which works of art are displayed permanently or temporarily. Nmrt sn]
AAT term Gallery Directors. Directors of commercial art galleries or art museums [sn adapted from aat]
AAT term Proprietors. Use for those who own businesses or commercial establishments. For those who generally have legal title to something, use "owners."
Those who specialize in art history.
AAT term Institutes. Organizations for the promotion of some estimable or learned cause, the welfare of some group, or that constitute a technical or professional authority in a field of work or study within the visual arts [SN adapted from aat]
AAT term Institutions. Formally structured organizations devoted to the promotion of a particular cause or project within the.
AAT term Patrons. Those who use their means or influence to benefit individuals, institutions, or causes; especially those who support the work of artists and writers, and including those who commission and pay for individual works. For supporters who assume primary responsibility for projects or activities, use "sponsors." For supporters who give voluntary work, money, or public expressions of support through membership in a voluntary association, use "friends."
AAT term Principals (educators) Use for directors or heads of schools.
A place where the creative arts are taught to students. UF Academy of art, College of art, Fine art academy, School of arts and crafts etc
A number of persons associated together by common interest in visual art
SEE ALSO Design studio, Photography Studio. AAT term Studios. Refers to spaces set aside for artists to work. The term is generally applied to workspaces used by artists creating fine art, particularly art dating from the 16th century to the present. The characteristics of a studio may be dictated by the practical requirements of adequate light, ample space in which to create the work of art, and storage of materials. Display of the finished art works and training may also be accommodated in a studio. Creation of an art work may require a range of artistic processes; therefore, separate areas of work may be delegated in the studio. The term may also refer to spaces used by dancers, singers, musicians, and other performing artists to create or practice. The term "workshops" is generally refers to spaces used by craftspeople, artists working prior to the 16th century, and industrial workers. For studios that are larger spaces or complexes, and are used to create films, television or radio programs, or other large scale productions, use "motion picture studios," "broadcasting studios," "sound studios," "recording studios," "radio studios," or "television studios.
Term not to be used, prefer other terms
AAT term Teachers, LCSH uses Art teachers
Use specifically for people who produce work in the visual arts. For those in the performing arts, use "performing artists."
Number of artists regarded as forming a unity, who have in common one or more occupation, interests,