Subject details

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

  1. synthesise information from several sources to explain the principles and techniques specific to a project
  2. originate and manufacture an innovative series of contemporary art works
  3. present and explain studio practice to peer and demonstrate an awareness of the broader historical and contemporary art context.
    • Introduction to developing an art project proposal
    • Production of artworks based on proposal
    • Development and presentation of a body or work
  • Study resources

    • Instructional methods

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

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

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

CUR-VSW21-Painting Fine Art Studio Strategies , or CUR-VSW22-Painting Fine Art Studio Processes , or CUR-VSW25-Sculpture Fine Art Studio Strategies , or CUR-VSW26-Sculpture Fine Art Studio Processes


You must complete all Level 1 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 scanner and digital camera for documenting your artwork for assessment.

This subject was previously known as Sculpture: Art Project.

This subject is designed to introduce you to research methods relevant to contemporary art. You will develop skills in writing project proposals, initiating your own studio practice and presenting a body of artworks. You will engage in regular ongoing dialogue with staff and peers to discuss the progress and direction of studio project work based in sculpture.

You must supply your own art materials for this subject. It is also useful to have access to a digital camera and/or scanner for electronic submission of art 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.

  • Project Proposal (15%)
  • Project Presentation (35%)
  • Final Folio Assessment (50%)

Textbooks are not required.

Textbook information is pending.

Related degrees

undergraduate CUR-FIA-DEG-2019

Bachelor of Arts Fine Art

  • Common Level 1 Subjects
  • Level 1 Major
  • Level 2 Major - Fine Art 1
  • Level 2 Major - Fine Art 2
  • Level 2 Major - Fine Art 3
  • Level 2 Major - Fine Art 4
  • Level 3 Major

undergraduate CUR-FAV-DEG-2019

Bachelor of Arts Fine Art and Visual Culture

  • Common Level 1
  • Level 1 Major - Fine Art
  • Level 1 Major - Visual Culture
  • Level 2 Major - Fine Art - Painting
  • Level 2 Major - Fine Art - Sculpture
  • Level 2 Major - Visual Culture 1
  • Level 2 Major - Visual Culture 2
  • Level 3 Major - Fine Art
  • Level 3 Major - Visual Culture

undergraduate CUR-FAP-DEG-2019

Bachelor of Arts Fine Art and Professional Writing and Publishing

  • Level 2 Major - Fine Art - Painting
  • Level 2 Major - Fine Art - Sculpture

undergraduate CUR-DDF-DEG-2019

Bachelor of Arts Digital Design and Fine Art

  • Level 2 Major - Fine Art - Painting
  • Level 2 Major - Fine Art - Sculpture