a person who produces paintings or drawings as a profession or hobby.
synonyms: designer, creator, originator, producer; old master
"a mural artist"
a person who practices any of the various creative arts, such as a sculptor, novelist, poet, or filmmaker.
a person skilled at a particular task or occupation.
"a surgeon who is an artist with the scalpel"
synonyms: expert, master, maestro, past master, cree, crie, eenou, eeyou, haudenosaunee, virtuoso, genius;