Principal Studio 1 (2D or 3D or Photomedia)

Course code AART2260Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

This core 2000 level course offers students the opportunity for intensive development of their individual skills with a focus on the use of chosen media and technology in their practice in a studio setting. Emphasis is placed upon individual development and self-directed work practice.

Classes will emphasise experimentation and exploration of contemporary ideas and technical approaches used across a range of 2D art practices (drawing, painting and print media) 3D art practices (ceramics, sculpture, fibres/textiles) or Photomedia (analogue and digital). Contemporary practice, independent thinking and problem solving are also emphasised.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Create, analysise and critique their own artistic output in a chosen media or combined media at a developed level
2. Demonstrate reflection of core theoretical principles in artistic realisation
3. Demonstrate effective integration of distinctive practices
4. Efficiently manage the process of completion and presentation
5. Provide clear and well defined explanations and analysis of completed works with reference to historical and contemporary issues and concerns in practice
ContentContent will include
- Supervised skills and practice development
- Development of critical thinking skills through the analysis of key historical, conceptual, ethical, and theoretical issues that underpin contemporary fine art practice
- Development of research journals and methodologies
- Engagement in studio practice
- Guest lectures and relevant gallery and festival visits
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNA
Modes of DeliveryExternal Mode
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsSeminar
Assessment Items
JournalJournal detailing conceptual, theoretical and technical research. Mid-semester 10%, end of semester 10% of total mark.
StudioProduction and submission of final body of work. Mid-semester 20%, end of semester 60% of total mark.
Contact HoursTutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Studio: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Seminar: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentRequisite - Enrolment in this course is limited to students in the Bachelor of Fine Art and Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)/Bachelor of Fine Art.
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for AART2260