Course Title: Art Business Practice Level 3

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5048

Course Title: Art Business Practice Level 3

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 32.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art


Term1 2007,
Term1 2008,
Term2 2008,
Term2 2009

Course Contact: Kellyann Geurts

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to identify the policies and philosophies of potential clients including, commercial galleries, commissioning agencies and art & craft management committees.
Arts Business Practice is a compulsory course within the second year of the program. The course provides a vocational focus on the arts industry and how a self employed visual artist relates to this industry.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBS649 Art Business Practice Level 3

Learning Outcomes

1. Recognise and examine the relationship between artists and their market place
2. Writing a curriculum vitae and submitting an exhibition proposal
3. Source funding and make applications and submissions for grants and funding
4. Describe the relationship between the artist and various types of galleries

Overview of Assessment

Written exhibition proposal for either a one or two person show