The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2019

Course handbook

Description

This course fosters the conceptual and practical development of creative work in ceramic art. Through set projects, students will build their knowledge of ceramic materials and finishing techniques in relation to the broader framework of contemporary art practice. Emphasis is placed on the experimental use of clay building methods, surface treatments and firing techniques.


Availability2019 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2019

Replacing course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): AART3360. Students who have successfully completed AART3360 are not eligible to enrol in AART2360.


Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate technical knowledge and practical skills in producing ceramic art works;

2. Approach ceramic art making experimentally;

3. Use ceramic techniques as a means of conceptual artistic expression;

4. Develop visual research material and a knowledge of contemporary ceramic art practice.


Content

Topics may include:

  • Forming and joining techniques;
  • Firing;
  • Clay and glaze technology;
  • Use of ceramic equipment;
  • Contemporary and historical ceramic research;
  • Project documentation;
  • Health and safety.

Requisite

to enrol in this course students must haev successfully completed 60 units at the 1000 level. If you have successfully completed AART3360 you cannot enrol in this course.


Assessment items

Journal: Journal

Project: Project 1 Studio Output

Project: Project 2 Studio Output


Contact hours

Callaghan

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term