April 13 (Saturday) 9:00 am - June 7 (Friday) 5:00 pm
Level 1, Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, 420 Brunswick Street
Tour galleries and artist studios, and work with established industry mentors to hone your art writing and critique skills. Your essays will be published in a high quality publication, produced
Tour galleries and artist studios, and work with established industry mentors to hone your art writing and critique skills. Your essays will be published in a high quality publication, produced by the Institute of Modern Art (IMA)!
Registrations close June 7.
Wednesday 3 – Friday 5 July, 9am-5pm
(Residential students arrive on Tuesday 2 July, 4pm onwards)
Year 11 – 12
Supervised accommodation provided on a twin-share basis near the IMA
Residential: $250 for 3 days (3 nights) fully inclusive*
Day Students: $150 for 3 days**
* Includes accommodation and meals, workshops and materials
** Includes lunch, workshops and materials
Travel Subsidies are available thanks to Brian Tucker. Students travelling more than 300km in each direction to attend the program may receive a subsidy of up to $250 to cover travel costs. Subsidies are limited in number and are provided on a needs basis. Please call Flying Arts Alliance on 07 3216 1322 or email the Scheduled Program Lead for more information.
Tuesday 2 July
– Residential participants arrive
Wednesday 3 July
– Welcome and introductions
– Information session about writing assessment
– Fortitude Valley gallery walk, including Jan Murphy Gallery, Phillip Bacon Galleries, Edwina Corlette Gallery and Mitchell Fine Art
– Institute of Modern Art Exhibition Tour
– Arts career round-table
– Artist studio visits with introduction by Milani Gallery
Thursday 4 July
– Group reflection exercise
– ‘Why Write About Art’ session
– Visit to Metro Arts plus discussion on careers in art writing and curatorial practice
– Tour of QUT Art Museum
Thursday 4 July
– Group discussion about exhibitions and artworks seen
– Development of essay ideas
– Session on referencing, copyright and plagiarism
– Mentor consultations
– Presentations of final works and essay statements
Following the program, students will work with their mentor to hone and edit their essays for publication. Resulting essays will be published in print and online by the end of 2019.
Last Year’s Publication
Art Enquirer is co-produced by Flying Arts Alliance and the Institute of Modern Art.
The IMA is supported by the Queensland Government, and from the Visual Arts Board of the Australia Council for the Arts, and through the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, n initiative of the Australian Federal, State and Territory Governments.