Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. plan, manage, and create a body of work, applying knowledge of chosen skills, techniques, methods and processes, within an international and cultural context
  2. critically evaluate skills, methods and production techniques in order to extend studio practice
  3. document decision-making and the process of production in order to present studio management practice to peers
  4. originate and manufacture an innovative series of contemporary works.
  • Topics

    • Prepare self directed art project proposal in consultation with your tutor
    • Research and develop artworks
    • Contextualise ideas and practical approach to art project
  • Study resources

    • Instructional Methods

      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Web links
    • Online Materials

      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials
      • Audio-Video streaming

Entry Requirements

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

CUR-VSW24-Painting Fine Art Project , or CUR-VSW28-Sculpture Fine Art Project


You must complete all Level 1 and 2 subjects before starting this subject.

Special requirements

  • EquipmentDetails - Audio/Visual equipment
  • OtherDetails -
    • Other special requirement — Supply your own art materials and have access to a digital camera and/or scanner for documenting your artwork for assessment.

This subject was previously known as Art Project: Exploration.

This subject is designed to develop your capacity to refine, resolve, present and critique a self-directed studio practice. Considering a variety of international perspectives, you will develop a project proposal, engage in group discussion and ongoing presentation of work to peers.

You must supply your own art materials and have access to a digital camera and/or scanner for documenting your artwork for assessment.

Please Note:  If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.

Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.

  • Assignment 1 - Final Folio Assessment (50%)
  • Assignment 2 - Project Proposal (15%)
  • Assignment 3 - Project Presentation (35%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject.

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