Visual Arts ATAR

  • Course Code - AEVAR

Estimated Cost: $140.00

Based on 2019 pricing and subject to change. See Additional Cost Item Information Sheet for additional costs.

Course Outline

The Visual arts ATAR course encompasses the practice and theory of the broad areas of art. Students have opportunities to express their imagination, develop art making skills, build on existing analytical skills and engage in the making and presentation of artwork.

Tasks will include analysing artworks, learning and applying art language, exploring art movements, art history and influence of artists on students own work, writing artist statements, analytical and investigative essays and exams.

The course is divided into two units, each of one semester duration.

Skills Outline

Unit 1 – Differences

The focus of this unit is differences. Students consider differences arising from cultural diversity, place, gender, class and historical period in their art making and interpretation.

Unit 2 – Identities
The focus of this unit is identities. Students explore concepts or issues related to personal, social, cultural or gender identity in their art making and interpretation.

In each unit the course content is divided into the following content areas:

Art making – Production
Art interpretation – Written
Semester Exams

Minimum Entrance Requirements

B Grade in Year 10 Visual Arts Course

Further Study

Year 12 - Visual Arts ATAR

Course Code ATVAR

ATAR / TAFE courses in Visual Arts and Design