• Offered by School of Art
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Visual Arts
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Joanne Searle
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2016
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This course will introduce students to the field of commissioning within ceramics.  Students will utilise either the wheel or hand built techniques to realise their concept for the commission. The project aims to develop students’ skills in identifying, negotiating and delivering a piece of work for a commissioning agent.

This course alternates over two years (even and odd years). Even years will explore development of work for a public place.  Odd years will develop a response to a restaurant brief.

Occupational health and safety instruction is an integral part of this course.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate thorough knowledge of the processes, terminology, forms and materials of ceramics practice.
  2. Apply appropriate skills and knowledge to the making of creative works.
  3. Develop and evaluate concepts and processes by thinking creatively, critically and reflectively.
  4. Work independently and/or collaboratively in a workshop environment in response to Ceramic project demands.
  5. Reflect on social, ethical, cultural, technological and environmental issues of creative practice considering local and international perspectives.

Indicative Assessment

Portfolio of studio work (80%)  [LOs 1 – 5]

Journal/Documentation/Studio Theory presentation (20%).  (1000 words) [LOs 2, 4, 5]

Assessment will be based on the Rubric for this course. Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.

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Workload

4 hours per week lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice and 6 hours per week independent studio practice.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying a Bachelor of visual arts degree and have completed ARTV1101 OR ARTV1102. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed ARTV2104 or ARTV2004 or DESA2104 or DESA2109 or DESA3001.

Majors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $2520
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3876
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
Public Commission
8721 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person N/A

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