Professional Practices is presented under the auspices of the Art Theory Workshop. It may be taken as a Complementary Studies course, or as an Art Theory course at third-year level. It aims to provide a basic understanding of the economic and legal framework of the art world; to provide an understanding of the skills necessary for an artist to practise professionally; to introduce resources available to artists to assist their economic survival in the production of art. It is a crucial nuts and bolts unit.
An Advanced Course (i.e. a second course of Professional Practices) or work placements may also be available and must be negotiated by the student with the Head of Art Theory and the Major Workshop.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
By the end of this course you should be able to
- Compare and critically analyse venue exhibition presentation
- Reflect on and discuss your own learning as it relates to the subject matter of the course.
- Use knowledge of the cultural sector in Australia to develop an appropriately targeted package of professional promotional material.
- Prepare and present a professional artist¹s portfolio including written material and visual representation.
- Demonstrate a critical understanding of the moral, legal and professional framework of the Art and Craft sector.
Written essay (65%), oral presentation (25%), attendance and participation (10%); or equivalent.
Attendance at lectures and tutorials is compulsory.
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Three hours lectures and tutorial, seven hours independent study per week.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2084||17 Feb 2014||07 Mar 2014||31 Mar 2014||30 May 2014||In Person||N/A|