Course Title: Painting Major Study 2

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2009

Course Code: VART5152

Course Title: Painting Major Study 2

School: 340T Art

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5048 - Diploma of Arts (Visual Arts)

Course Contact : Kellyann Geurts

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Julia Powles

Steve Cox

Nominal Hours: 144

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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

VART5151 – Painting Major Study Level 1 / VART5149 - Painting Minor Study Level 1

Course Description

In this course students initiate, plan and execute paintings, which are a vehicle for personal expression.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VBS662 Painting Major Study 2

Learning Outcomes

1. Produce a folio of painting demonstrating significant conceptual development.
2. Prepare and produce a body of art work for public exhibition within campus buildings.

Details of Learning Activities

Self initiated studio practice. Individual and group tutorials with staff.

Teaching Schedule

Week 1:             Introduction

Week 2- 8:         Self-initiated research and practice

Week 9:             Tutorial Group A

Week 10:           Tutorial Group B

Week 11-16:     Self-initiated research and practice

Week 17-18:      Assessment

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Vitamin P: New Perspectives in Painting. Phaidon 2004

Overview of Assessment

Folio presentation marked by a panel, with written responses.

Assessment Tasks

6-8 resolved works based on self-generated research and processes
Back up material and preliminary studies
Visual arts journals
Studio and tutorial participation

NB: Work must reflect consistent interaction with tutors in order to be considered for assessment.

Assessment Matrix

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