VSA1002 Introduction to Contemporary Art Practice (FOART)


Semester 1 (ONC)Toowoomba (EXT)Toowoomba


Units 1.0 (100301) Band 1


Synopsis

This course is concerned with building a practical foundation in all five visual arts studio areas. By exploring a variety of methods and materials students will be encouraged to develop their technical, conceptual and observational skills. Studio practice will be supplemented with project work which will be undertaken in the two-dimensional disciplines of Drawing, Painting and Printmaking and in the three-dimensional disciplines of Ceramics, and Spatial Construction. Studio practice will be reinforced by lectures and discussion on contemporary arts/crafts practice, analysing the work of established professionals in order to increase student insight into concepts expressed visually in all aspects of studio practice. This will be underpinned by history and theory lectures in associated visual arts courses. NOTE: Arts Management is the only area available to External students.