Printmedia explores the use of digital and traditional print processes within a contemporary visual arts context. Drawing, photography and digital graphics are signature mediums for the printmedia studio, and the open structure of the major allows you to engage with these in a wide variety of ways. Work produced in the studio ranges from fine art prints to comics, through to electronic publications and screen printed garments. The major covers a range of print processes that extend from traditional printmaking through to digital print and photography. The major has a well-developed digital component that covers key contemporary design programs, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Flash.
The Master of Studio Art is a professional development course for visual artists designed to provide conceptual and technical skills to consolidate and extend their contemporary art or design practice. Applicants are expected to demonstrate their ability to undertake advanced art practice and coursework.
Over the period of the Master of Studio Art course, you will develop a studio project for examination. Weekly art practice group seminars, history and theory of art practice units and regular individual studio tutorials are scheduled each semester to enhance your studio practice. You will also choose two elective units of study in the course from a full range of postgraduate electives offered by SCA. The electives are intended as either an introduction to, or the development of, a skills base according to your individual needs.
The capstone experience in the Master of Studio Art includes rationale development, exhibition in a Degree Show and formal oral examination of a student's creative work.
Master of Studio Art graduates produce a body of artwork based on their studio project proposal. Graduates gain professional development and studio based methodologies appropriate to professional contemporary visual arts practice.
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