The Art Project: Development unit offers students the opportunity to expand and develop their self-directed studio work. With a focus on the production of works for exhibition, the program helps the artist to contextualise their works. Through research and group discussion, the unit aims to develop your ability to better articulate your ideas through your works.
Delivered by Open Universities Australia and Curtin University, the unit will also help you to document your studio practice, including assessment of the practice itself, the works produced, and the management of a body of works for exhibition. As such, the grading is primarily based on presentation and folio.
Anyone can apply, although it is recommended that you have completed the following units, or have equivalent knowledge:
Art Project: Innovation and Investigation
Art Project: Exploration
Areas of study
In this art unit, the topics you will study include:
Self-directed studio practice
This unit is a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following courses:
Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) and (Visual Culture), Curtin University
Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art), Curtin University
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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The Art Project: Development course will help you better manage your studio practice as an artist. With a focus on management of a body of works from proposal to exhibition, the unit guides the artist through the work required for a final exhibition. This includes research strategies and the ability to place a body of works within the larger context of the arts as a whole.
This program offers essential skills for any practising artist, with studio management and documentation of processes a necessary part of any artistic career. It also offers the artist guidance in the preparation of an exhibition, from creating a proposal to creating the exhibition-ready works and other materials.
Develop your ability to critique your own studio practice in a way that can be applied throughout your artistic career.
How else will I benefit from this unit?
Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Art Project: Development from Curtin University.
Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
Government financial support through FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP may be available.
Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this course!
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
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