High quality education in contemporary art and theory for postgraduate students; senior students in their last year of study; or professional artists.
Workshops in skills training
The educational programme in contemporary art practice entails a specialist model of workshops and visual presentations. Specific objectives are:
to improve technical competence;
to gain theoretical and technical knowledge and insight;
to develop critical reflection ability and resourcing methodologies;
and to understand idea development processes.
Critical and creative thinking development
The workshops consist of:
concept, creative and critical thinking development;
training in digital and technical skills; and critical assessment.
During each workshop a topic relevant to art production, art exhibition, art marketing or art writing is theorised and discussed. Each participant receives individual attention as well as learn through observing the development of the work of others and the discussion thereof.
Course content is based on an open university model of teaching visual arts
The course content integrates art practice, art theory, history of art and professional art practice.
Certificates are issued on completion of the Certificate and each Short Course that reflects the content of the course as well as the CPD hours completed