Course Title: Art Enterprise Workshop
Part A: Course Overview
Course Title: Art Enterprise Workshop
Credit Points: 12.00
Important Information: For further information regarding the Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) Melbourne, please contact:
Program Manager: Dr Martine Corompt
For further information regarding the Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) Hong Kong, please contact:
Hong Kong Program Lead: Dr Drew Pettifer
Sem 2 2018,
Sem 2 2019,
Sem 2 2020,
Sem 2 2021,
Sem 2 2022,
Sem 2 2023
Course Coordinator: Dr Martine Corompt
Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 2955
Course Coordinator Email: email@example.com
Course Coordinator Location: Building 2 level 3 room 9
Course Coordinator Availability: via email
Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities
Successful completion of Studio Workshop 5 VART3653 or equivalent.
This art enterprise workshop will introduce you to the relevant career, employment practices, enterprise formation opportunities, resources and arts industry networks to establish yourself as an independent art practitioner. This course will provide you with an understanding of professional and business practices that relate to being a contemporary artist. You will be encouraged to develop entrepreneurial skills, design your own future and make contributions to the cultural and creative industries. You will produce appropriate documentation of your work in a capstone digital folio that reflects the realisation and exhibition of your individual studio project.
Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development
In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:
• Invent, design and construct a pro-active and critically reflective arts practice, to build a career in the cultural and creative industries
• Engage in continued learning and independent practice, in response to developments in technology, culture and artistic production
• Employ individual and collaborative modes of fine art practice and apply skills in teamwork, leadership and self-management
• Form, develop and implement a vision and philosophy of fine art in which to base your professional practice or future study
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Refine and produce an archive of your work that documents your professional art practice and connects with industry in a format that is appropriate for your work
- Design and prepare arts industry proposals and statements for creative work
- Communicate your practice
Overview of Learning Activities
In this course you will engage with studio technologies, practice and enquiry in relationship to professional industry engagement. You will learn how to adapt your professional digital folio of your individual work for presentation within the arts industry. You will apply knowledge and skills to the planning and presentation of artwork. You will, through a range of individual and collaborative projects, produce applications for a variety of arts organizations to assist you in your professional practice.
Through workshops, demonstrations, seminars, lectures and group discussions you will engage in a range of learning activities about collective and specialized knowledge of the Arts Industry.
You will receive verbal and/or written feedback from academic staff and peers through a variety of consultations and tutorials. You will also have access to online materials, instructional tutorials, readings and interviews with artists through Canvas and the https://artschoolportal.com
You will be actively engaged in a range of learning activities such as lectures, tutorials, seminars, project work, class discussion, individual and group activities. Delivery may be face to face, online or a mix of both.
Overview of Learning Resources
RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.
Melbourne Campus RMIT University will provide you with a range of resources and tools to engage in this course, including options for studio, technological and workshop facilities, online systems and professional equipment specific to your projects and requirements. A select range of art supplies is made available to you, as well as support from technical staff. You will also have access to a wide range of online and hardcopy resources through RMIT University library. RMIT University is in close proximity to a broad range of galleries and cultural venues that you will be expected to visit during the course of your studies. Professional workshops, labs and suppliers are also readily accessible.
Hong Kong Campus Hong Kong Art School will provide you with a range of resources and tools to engage in this course, including studio and workshop facilities, online systems and professional equipment specific to your studio area. You will have access to a selected range of supplies, as well as support from technical staff. Hong Kong Art School is in close proximity to a broad range of galleries and cultural venues that you will be expected to visit as part of your course. Professional studio specific workshops, labs and suppliers are also readily accessible.
There are services and resources available to support your learning through the University Library. The Library provides guides on academic referencing and subject specialist help as well as a range of study support services. For further information, please visit the Library page on the RMIT University website and the myRMIT student portal.
Overview of Assessment
You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes. You will be given feedback on all your assessment tasks.
Assessment Tasks - Melbourne
Assessment Task 1, (35%) Case Study/Interview
Assessment Task 2, (40%) Industry Proposal (including promotional artefact)
Assessment Task 3, (25%) Self-Reflective Skills Assessment
Assessment Tasks Hong Kong
Assessment Task 1, 50% Archive of Studio Practice & Industry Proposal
Assessment Task 2, 50% Plan & Implement an Exhibition or Cultural Event
CLOs: 1, 2, 3
If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.
Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions.