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VISUAL ARTS PRACTICE (VAP) (Second Year)

One Year Course

30 weeks, Two days per week: Wednesdays & Thursdays 10:00am – 3:00pm

LOCATION | BSA BUILDING, 112 Dalley Street, Mullumbimby               

DATES | 4 March -  26 November 2020 (See full term dates here)                                                                                   

BSA Visual Arts Practice (VAP) is our second year course designed to develop students' individual practice beyond the first year Visual Arts Foundation (FYVA) course or where there is a recognition of equivalent study or professional experience in the visual arts. Students are guided by our experienced team to develop critical thinking and to further hone their visual language through research methodologies and experimentation across a range of disciplines including - but not limited to - drawing, painting, printmaking, 3D studies, installation practice, art history, critical thinking and digital media. In line with our Artists Teaching Artists model of education, we incorporate a range of learning activities both within and beyond the studio environment to include field trips, gallery visits, guest lecturers, mentorships and professional exhibition practice. 

Eligibility: Students who have successfully completed the BSA foundation year (FYVA) are eligible for the Visual Arts Practice (VAP) course. Alternatively, to discuss recognition of prior study or professional experience in the visual arts please contact us at admin@byronschoolofart.com or phone 0487 362 141.

Pathways: Students who successfully complete our second year Visual Arts Practice (VAP) course are then eligible to apply for our third year Visual Arts Research & Portfolio (VARP) course.

Application: To apply for our second year Visual Arts Practice (VAP) course, please complete the Application Form at the bottom of this page. Applications for 2020 close 31 October 2019. All information and details within this form will be treated confidentially.  BSA staff will contact you to arrange a time to meet to discuss your application and to answer any questions you may have about the course.

Enrolment: Once an offer into the course has been made and accepted, students must sign up for the whole year to secure their place in the course. The total fees for the year are $4900 (incl. GST). We offer a reduced fee of $4600 (incl. GST) for those students who pay in full before 9 February 2020. (If due to any unforeseen circumstances the course does not run, all monies will be refunded.) 

If you have any further questions please contact us at admin@byronschoolofart.com or phone 0487 362 141.