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One of the fastest growing cultural scenes on the East Coast, Atlanta has vast amounts of opportunity for careers in the arts. Home to renowned institutions like The High Museum and MoCA GA, Atlanta has become the favored choice for multiple Scales students after school. Allow DeacLink to introduce you to those professionals, and the myriad of reasons to stay in the South.
If warm weather and post-pop is more your thing, look into what the California scene has to offer. An increasing amount of Wake art alumni are making for LA, San Francisco and other surrounding cities, and you could join the wave. Grow your understanding of the burgeoning California gallery scene, learn about living and working in multiple cities, and connect to Wake grads stationed there now.
Numerous Wake graduates have gone on to work in and impact the New York art scene. Connect with these alumni through DeacLink for tips and guides to living and working in NYC, and discover new avenues and professions relevant to your current studies. Build your knowledge base of the Art World's mecca, and set your sights Northward, now.
If you've fallen in love with NC during your studies, there's good news- you don't have to leave! DeacLink takes you through a medley of post-grad opportunities, and shares information harvested across a large pool of alums working within the rich artistic heritage of the Carolinas.
If you prefer the path less traveled, venture outside the more established US art cities or look into options abroad. See which Wake alumni have forged ahead to new territories and begin your own plans to trailblaze.
It's no surprise that a large percentage of every graduating class heads to DC from Wake. Besides the obvious allure of its institutional prowess, the nation's capital is overflowing with opportunities for professional growth outside the museum district. Explore the DeacLink breakdown and picture yourself thriving in DC.