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05/27/2009 06:28:12 AM · #1
How many people who submit and participate here have education in the arts or degrees in art?

Just a curiosity question.

In case anybody is curious, I have undergraduate minors in art/art history and music.


05/27/2009 06:30:16 AM · #2
I have no formal training....only lifes experiences!
05/27/2009 06:35:22 AM · #3
I have a Bachelors of Arts degree in Chemistry....
05/27/2009 06:56:05 AM · #4
Sound design for A/V media, graduated from a film academy.
05/27/2009 06:59:00 AM · #5
Studied cinema for 3 years but didn't learn that much.
05/27/2009 07:19:58 AM · #6
BA in music w/ business minor.
05/27/2009 07:28:35 AM · #7
I have a Master of Fine Arts degree. Added a computer to my toolbox in 1980. The main advantage to a formal education in the Arts is seeing a lot of different art, getting a perspective. Photography is very new, computers used for artistic purposes even newer. We are right out there on the old cutting edge.
05/27/2009 08:10:12 AM · #8
I have a BS and MS in Engineering - no arts for me!
05/27/2009 08:24:46 AM · #9
i took an art class in high school that spent maybe 3 or 4 weeks on photography. my BS and MS are in Engineering. i suppose some of the crap i threw on a breadboard, or some of the pretty pictures that popped out of matlab could be considered art ;)
05/27/2009 08:30:18 AM · #10
BA in math and a concentration\minor in economics.

I need photography to balance me out a bit. :)
05/27/2009 08:33:23 AM · #11
I have an AAS in Digital Media Design : )
05/27/2009 08:42:09 AM · #12
<---- Scientist here.

But in my defense, there is some 'art' to the science I do. Scientific 'artwork' is the bread & butter of a junior exploration company, as we're in the business of financing through selling a dream. The 'scientific artwork' I help to create has earned tens of millions of dollars to sell dreams. None of them have ever come true. But maybe someday.
05/27/2009 09:09:14 AM · #13
No training at all in the arts, and I am a tech geek by trade. Getting my weekly beating up on this site is my artistic experience.
05/27/2009 09:10:31 AM · #14
I have a bachelors in Business Management and am working on my MBA, but the only art I had out of high school, was one film photography course about 20 years ago.
05/27/2009 09:11:04 AM · #15
ditto to the math degree. This is one of the few things I can do to pretend to be artistic.
05/27/2009 09:11:04 AM · #16
No training.... And it shows....

I'm testing the theory that if you gave enough monkeys cameras, and they took enough pictures, some of them would be really good.

I just haven't taken enough pictures, yet.

Message edited by author 2009-05-27 09:12:44.
05/27/2009 09:13:07 AM · #17
I have a Bachelor of Arts (major in English Literature, minor in French language) and a Bachelor of Education. But no artistic training or experience at all. I take a lot of photos but I do not consider myself to be artistic. I suck at setting up shots, I am the type who sees something nice and shoots it but can't make something nice.
05/27/2009 09:23:49 AM · #18
I have a BA in Korean and Japanese languages... not sure if it helps my photography... but it makes it easier to talk to the models I work with...
05/27/2009 09:49:12 AM · #19
Dual majors in Maths & Computing.... Would not know art if I fell over it.....

Edit: and to prove the point I cannot spell either....

Message edited by author 2009-05-27 09:49:41.
05/27/2009 10:21:58 AM · #20
ND Photography & Imaging.
05/27/2009 10:26:50 AM · #21
BS in Chemistry.
05/27/2009 10:39:42 AM · #22
BA in Social Policy, but did do an evening class and an Open University module in History of Art many years ago.
05/27/2009 10:41:35 AM · #23
Accounting and computer programming, but that was just to make money. My hobbies have always been on the artistic side. Cake/cookie baking and decorating, painting, photography, various crafts. I've always made "pin" money off my hobbies though.
05/27/2009 10:55:12 AM · #24
Art in high school and a black and white film photography class at the local community college in the 90's.

Message edited by author 2009-05-27 10:55:47.
05/27/2009 11:03:15 AM · #25
degree in commercial photography :)
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