Heed the call of the arts

Finding a job in the creative industry can be daunting, but some are unfazed and continue to persevere, fuelled by passion

A career in the creative industry may be a daunting prospect without guarantee of full-time work, especially given the current coronavirus pandemic.

In recent years, though, local universities and arts institutions have revamped their fine arts curriculum and introduced new courses to better prepare fine arts graduates for real-life work.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 02, 2020, with the headline 'Heed the call of the arts'. Subscribe