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Turn your fine art skills into a career

Chisholm's Diploma in Fine Art provides a stimulating delivery to support your creativity across multi-disciplines in art including drawing, painting, sculpture, digital media, creative thinking, exhibitions concepts and printmaking.

This course will further develop your practical communication skills in a variety of traditional and digital media. In addition, you will learn to conceptualise ideas, problem solving techniques, portfolio presentation, history and theory, sustainability and how to prepare artwork from creation to exhibition.

Our passionate teachers are practicing artists closely connected to the visual arts industry, encouraging both traditional and contemporary creativity. Our experienced trainers inspire and support our students to create a portfolio in a range of styles which is technically and conceptually focused.

Strong emphasis is placed on developing students’ ability to create their own designs through group activities and innovative approaches to handling materials. On completion of this course, graduates will enter the arts industry prepared and with the skills needed to present their work directly to the public or exhibitions, supply to retail outlets or find employment in various creative arts industries.

You will complete most of your learning in our dedicated drawing, sculpture, printmaking and mac studios located at the Frankston campus. Students will have the opportunity to plan and exhibit work in commercial gallery spaces throughout the course.

Classes are informative and fun, with students encouraged to introduce their own style to their work to class assessments.

Our focus is on quality facilities and links to industry partners to provide stimulating and strong technical and creative expertise in the Visual Arts field. This program is supported with workshops, excursions, industry visits and participation in competitions.

Full time: three to four days a week

Course code
CUA51115
On campus
Frankston
Online
Not available Online
International
Not available for International students
Length
Full Time, 1 year.
Start dates
15 October