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Visual Arts offers training in a wide range of contemporary and traditional artistic styles. It is specifically aimed at students with a talent, passion and vision in the creative industries.
The courses are unique in that they offer technical skills and functional instruction as well as aesthetic and decorative design to provide authentic creative experiences in the discipline of Visual Arts This is complemented through participation in regular Artist Collaborative workshops and master classes directed by industry trained specialists and professional, practising artists. Weekly workshops provide further visual art exposure, skill building and practice, and students have the opportunities to exhibit their works in a variety of public forums.
The courses are ideal for students who display natural talent, further enhancing this ability by providing a strong foundation in fundamental training and industry-specific knowledge. Opportunities exist for students to participate in excursions, competitions and exhibitions. These include Creative Generations, Townsville Eisteddfod, Creative State Excellence Program, Perc Tucker Percivals, Umbrella Studio Members Exhibition and Wearable Art Creatives.
Extracurricular projects allow students to join the Ryan Arts Collaborative and Illuminate. Programs in which students can develop their skills and experiment with media in conjunction with practising artists.
We would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land, the Wulgurukaba people. We also acknowledge their neighbouring brothers and sisters on the land, the Bindal people. We pay our respects to elders past present and emerging. May we walk gently and peacefully on this land together.