Artistic Jobs

The artistic job field provides limitless possibilities for people who are creative thinkers. Artistic careers provide an opportunity for passionate people to bring their ideas to life. This can include any sort of artistry, including musicians, website designers, photographers, painters, actors, writers, and beyond. Individuals in this job field do very well with presenting new ideas, and many artistic careers require hands-on work to create a finished product.

Andrew Leland

Author and podcaster

Andrew Leland has retinitis pigmentosa, a degenerative condition causing tunnel vision. He has written a number of pieces on the experiences of blind and low-vision people while occasionally teaching courses in journalism at UMass Amherst.

Stephen A. Theberge

ADA Compliance Tester, Author, Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority

Stephen, originally from Maine, attended Perkins School for the Blind and graduated from Rhode Island College with BAs in computer science and English literature. His studies focused on creative, technical, and analytical writing as well as systems analysis and C++ programming.

Sammi Grant

Adjunct Professor and Dialect Coach

Sammi Grant is an adjunct professor and dialect coach who grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. She earned a Bachelor's in Fine Arts in Acting from Illinois Wesleyan University and a Master's in Fine Arts with Distinction in Vocal Studies from the Royal Center School of Speech and Drama.

John Bramblitt

Artist and Author

John Bramblitt is a blind artist living in Denton Texas whose art has been sold over 120 countries. He has appeared internationally in print, TV, and radio and has designed artwork for magazine covers major film productions.