CAP Certificate in Contemporary Art Practice  R7500.00

CAP Certificate in Contemporary Art Practice R7500.00


The Certificate offers  professional training in contemporary art practice. It is aimed at the development of conceptual, creative and professional abilities in contemporary art practice. It comprises a combination of Art Practice, Professional Skills and Applied Art History.




The curriculum comprises 20 modules and 7 compulsory Assignments. The Modules are: Colour; Composition; Perspective; Markmaking; Space; Chance; Found Materials; Anatomy of a Concept; Multi-layering; Photomontage; Art & Body; Art & Land; Deconstruction; Expressing the Self; Writing About Art; Art Presentation; The Art Proposal; Exhibition Installation Techniques; Exhibition Design Principles; Captions and Titles.




There is an Assignment for every module. For the awarding of a Certificate of Completion you have to complete any seven assignments.




There is a one-year limit to the completion of the Certificate from the date of registration.




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    • In total there are TWENTY modules and SEVEN assignments. Some assignments are smaller than others. You will receive a report on every assignment. You also receive a crit on 4 of your own artworks by Dr Elfriede Dreyer.

    • On completion you will receive a non-accredited CAP Certificate in Contemporary Practice issued and verified by Dr. Elfriede Dreyer.

    • After registration you will receive a link to the study material which you have to work through. 

    • Several web links are included; please visit these and read through in order to maximise your learning experience.