Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2019 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
Department: School of the Arts, English and Media

COSMOS mastered subject: Version 2000.01

Subject Information
Subject Code CAVA211
Subject Name Visual Arts Studio Workshop D
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites 6CP CAVA 100 level or 6CP VCD100 level
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence VISA290
Assessment Presentation 15% Assignment; Visual Process Journal 15% Project 70%
General Subject Yes.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Course information not Found
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Course information not Found
775M-Course information not Found
776-Bachelor of Computer Science - Bachelor of Laws
778-Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology-Bachelor of Laws
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (04-03-2019 to 27-06-2019)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 4 hr studio per week
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Penny Harris
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Penny Harris
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2019

Subject Description
This subject is a series of intensive and dynamic studios in the Visual Arts taught by professional practicing artists. The studios offered will vary depending on the lecturers’ fields of expertise and availability. Examples of the workshops taught include Drawing, Printmaking, Painting, Textiles and Sculpture. The aim of the subject is to further develop the students’ technical skills and build on the project work developed in previous studio subjects.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. develop studio skills and an understanding for materials and practices in their chosen studio medium
2. develop further independent management of the self directed projects
3. develop further strategies for resolving visual ideas
4. broadened their understanding of the interpretive and critical skills needed in their chosen medium through reviewing their work through a comparison with relevant contemporary artists
5. deepen their discipline understanding of contemporary arts practice and discussion of contemporary art movements

Textbook Information
Students will be advised of recommended texts at the commencement of session
Text book information is available via the UniShop website:

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