Equips art and design students with some of the key competencies necessary to make the successful transition from art school to professional artistic practice. The unit comprises primarily of talks by a wide spectrum of art industry professionals on issues including: the art market; the gallery circuit; artist-run spaces; entrepreneurship opportunities and public commissions.
- Management of a project, both financial and legal, as it relates to fine artists.
- Graduate Exhibition and other exhibitions.
- Developing general business skills and knowledge to thrive as a contemporary artist.
- Proposal writing in order to exhibit the skills necessary to conceive, plan and carry out an exhibiting practice.
- Importance of peer groups, networking and social media.
- How to continue to research and develop your practice away from the support of an art school.
- Identify issues that relate to a Fine Art professional practice in the art industry, both from a local and global perspective.
- Develop a language and models with which to approach your emerging arts practice professionally and as an arts business.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||identify issues that relate to a Fine Art professional practice in the art industry, both from a local and global perspective.||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|2||develop a language and models with which to approach your emerging arts practice professionally and as an arts business.||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|3||understand exhibition practices and implementation||Communication and social skills|
|4||place their practice within an understanding of the Australian and international art and cultural economy||Lifelong learning||Cultural competence|
|5||understand the forms of professional practice in fine arts and arts related industry, including development of a professional CV, the ability to write and budget for grant applications and deal with galleries and professional organisations.||Ethical practice|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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