Meaning of fine artist in English:

fine artist

Pronunciation /ˌfʌɪn ˈɑːtɪst/


  • A person engaged in a fine art, or the fine arts; now especially a creative visual artist (such as a painter or sculptor) whose works are intended to be appreciated primarily or solely for their aesthetic, imaginative, or intellectual content.

    Sometimes contrasted with applied artist, commercial artist, etc.


Mid 18th century. From fine + artist, after fine art.