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Art Interview Questions

Below are sample interview questions for your field. In preparing for your interview, you should also review typical artinterview questions asked of all majors, thoroughly research the organization, dress professionally, and visit the interviewing skills section of the SU Career Center’s website. You can practice your interview skills online via Quinncia or schedule a mock interview with a Career Center staff member.

Below are sample Art interview questions.

-Who are you and what do you do?
-Why do you do what you do?
-How do you work?
-What’s integral to the work of an artist?
-What role does the artist have in society?
-Explain what you do in 100 words
-How do you practice?
-What art do you most identify with?
-What work do you most enjoying doing?
-What themes do you pursue?
-What’s your favourite art work?
-Describe a real-life situation that inspired you?
-What jobs have you done other than being an artist?
-Why art?
-What food, drink, song inspires you?
-What do you dislike about the art world?
-What do you dislike about your work?
-What do you like about your work?
-Should art be funded more by the schools?
-What makes you upset?
-What research to you do?
-What is your dream project?
-Name two artists you’d like to be compared to.
-What’s the best piece of advice you’ve been given?
-Professionally, what’s your goal?

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