Course Title: Publicly present a body of own creative work

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: MKTG7237C

Course Title: Publicly present a body of own creative work

School: 340T Art

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6128 - Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts

Course Contact : Jennifer Cabraja and Fay Reynolds

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Deborah Williams

Nominal Hours: 60

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

In this course you will develop skills and knowledge skills and knowledge required to publicly present a body of professional creative work, from ideas generation, to the organisation process, through to the actual preparation of work for presentation. At this level, you will publicly present a coherent body of professional work and may be involved in organisation and promotional processes associated with the presentation.

The presentation may be a physical or virtual exhibition, but may also include presentations such as shows, competitions or art awards.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUVPRP604A Publicly present a body of own creative work


4. Participate in promotion

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Establish own role in promotion in consultation with relevant people
4.2 Undertake promotional activities within scope of individual responsibility


2. Generate public presentation ideas

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Evaluate the nature of the audience, its needs and expectations
2.2 Evaluate the place of own work within the broader presentation context
2.3 Develop broad parameters for own content based on overall objectives, audience needs and nature of own work
2.4 Consider new and different ways of presenting work
2.5 Select and develop appropriate themes based on own work practice and presentation requirements
2.6 Challenge and refine ideas through collaboration and discussion with others


5. Prepare work for public presentation

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Evaluate the actions needed to prepare work for presentation
5.2 Prepare the body of creative work for inclusion in presentation
5.3 Where appropriate, develop collateral material to support the presentation


1. Create or confirm public presentation opportunity

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Identify and confirm the purpose, scope and objectives of the public presentation in consultation with relevant people
1.2 Determine presentation requirements from relevant information


3. Plan and organise public presentation

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Establish organisational roles and responsibilities, including own role
3.2 Evaluate and organise resources required for realising the presentation
3.3 Evaluate constraints and risks, and take action to address them
3.4 Develop, implement and monitor an action plan for the organisation process based on specific requirements
3.5 Consult with relevant people during the organisation process


6. Evaluate public presentation

Performance Criteria:

6.1 Review and reflect on the overall success of the presentation
6.2 Evaluate implications for own creative work based on audience response and own reflection
6.3 Build learnings from the presentation into future practice

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.

Details of Learning Activities

In this course, you learn through:
1. In-class activities:
•teacher directed studio activities/projects
•studio exercises to review discussions/lectures
•peer teaching and class presentations
•group discussion
•studio work

2. Out-of-class activities include:
•practical exercises
•reading articles and excerpts
•preparing for discussion
•project work
•independent research

You are expected to manage your learning and undertake an appropriate amount of out-of-class independent study and research and industry guests speak about professional practice.

Teaching Schedule


WeekClass contentTasksElements
1Introduction and expectations of subjectFlinders Lane Gallery visit & review1


Selection of work for open day

Allocation and tasks for committees

Catalogue discussion

3Gallery visits2 exhibition reviews 

Hanging work for open day

Committee group meetings to discuss semester timeline

Letters requesting sponsorship sent out

Bake sale - open day


Committee reports

Artist statements

submission and voting on exhibition name1,2,3,4,5,6
6Committee reportsPreparation of work for auction1,2,3
7Auction worksSubmit works for auction4,5,6
8Committee reports

Artwork due for documentation committee for photographing

Auction catalogue due

9Committee reports

gallery visits/exhibition review

final artist statements due

10Committee reportsSubmit photographs to catalogue committee/graphic designer4,5,6
11Committee reportsSilent Auction1,2,3,4,5,6

Committee reports


gallery visits/exhibition review1,2,3,4
13Committee reports 1,2,3,4
14Committee reportsCatalogue submitted to printers5,6
15Committee reportsgallery visits/exhibition review1,2,3,4
16Committee reports 1,2,3,4
17SWOT VACStudio preparation1,2,3,4,5,6

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is on going throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through completion of a body of work that demonstrates concept development, understanding of materials and adhering to the guidelines of working in a studio.

Assessment Tasks

1. 200 word Artist statement.

2. Participation within designated committe, including log book and sign off sheest on required tasks.

3. 8 exhibition reviews.

4. Contribution to and participation in silent auction.

5. Fundraising participation.

6. Participation in hanging of Open Day and Exhibition.

Assessment Matrix

Please see program co-ordinator for assesment matrix.

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