A creative worker in the fine arts
creator, painter, sculptor, master, performing artist, artiste, maestro, virtuoso, musician, singer, performer, entertainer, actor, actress, limner, practitioner of the arts, art
watercolorist, landscapist, muralist, miniaturist, illustrator, caricaturist, cartoonist, etcher, engraver, ceramicist, ceramist, potter, photographer, commercial artist, graphic artist, calligrapher, colorist, writer, belletrist, composer, comedian, mime, performance artist, opera singer, prima donna, dancer, ballerina, interpreter, designer, architect.
A highly skilled workman
adept, expert, master, virtuoso, past master, artisan, craftsman, artificer, inventor, contriver, specialist, handicraftsman,
professional, skilled hand, genius, proficient.