a person who can draw and paint, act in plays (dramas), sing and dance — used mostly for a (picture) painter, and in the entertainment business, for musicians, singers and dancers, and less frequently for actors;
a person who draws pictures, plays music, acts, sings, dances, etc. as a job (professional artist)
a person who can do something or some activity with an extra-ordinary skill or talent;
a person who is an expert in doing something tricky to cheat others, usually for money; a cheat,
Our school conducts a special test to discover and encourage young artists among the senior students so that, if interested, they can go to fine arts institutions in future.
These days we see lots and lots of con artists’ websites which attract and trap innocent visitors.
My daughter-in-law is an artist in the kitchen; whatever she cooks has a special taste and flavour!