One who practices some mechanic art or craft; an artisan.
- One, such as a painter, sculptor, or writer, who is able by virtue of imagination and talent or skill to create works of aesthetic value, especially in the fine arts.
- A person whose work shows exceptional creative ability or skill: You are an artist in the kitchen.
- One, such as an actor or singer, who works in the performing arts.
- One who is adept at an activity, especially one involving trickery or deceit: a con artist.