PROFESSIONAL STUDIES A

VPA3PSA

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject examines the role of museums, galleries, public and commercial arts funding structures and how they interact with, and impact on, professional visual arts practice Students will acquire knowledge of the history and role of museums: including their physical or architectural considerations, collection policy, curatorial philosophy, the commercial, administrative and legal governance and their educational and conservation requirements. Students will develop the ability to identify public funding bodies and how to apply for grants and residencies, how to negotiate the sale and marketing of artwork, and to critically evaluate alternatives to conventional exhibition, display and marketing options currently available to the visual artist.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCaroline Wallace

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Communicate effectively, precisely and convincingly in written documentation appropriate to project needs, language and style appropriate to the creative arts sector

Activities:
Reflect critically on the creative arts industry and its relationship with art practice
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Inquiry and Analytical Skills
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Personal and Professional Skills
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Personal and Professional Skills

02. Conduct qualitative research into market segment, collect data, evaluate and present for review

Activities:
Generate, research amd explore ideas, concepts and processes in the field through integrated creative, critical and reflective thinking.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

03. Develop cognitive and technical ability in the use of required technologies. Analyse project opportunities and develop creative solutions.

Activities:
Integrate specialized and advanced skills with a developed knowledge of visual arts discipline
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

04. Present project material in an environment appropriate to the expectations of the profession. Present and discuss project outcomes in a collegiate forum

Activities:
Develop and demonstrate an understanding of visual expression within a specific creative arts medium
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

05. Show evidence of investigation and evaluation of market/industry/community opportunities. Evaluate professional examples.

Activities:
Research and explore ideas, concepts and processes in the field through integrated creative, critical and reflective thinking.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

06. Work effectively in a co-operative environment. To share responsibilities, to delegate tasks and manage projects to achieve satisfactory outcome for group appraisal.

Activities:
Initiate, lead, negotiate and interact with others in planning, adapting to, and executing creative arts projects
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCaroline Wallace

Class requirements

Lecture
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar
One 1.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay/Report. Gallery/ Exhibition management. (1500 words)60 03, 05, 02, 01
Written reviews. (4 x 750 words)40 06, 04

Mildura, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCaroline Wallace

Class requirements

Lecture
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar
One 1.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay/Report. Gallery/ Exhibition management. (1500 words)60 03, 05, 02, 01
Written reviews. (4 x 750 words)40 06, 04