Course code: 800-000271

TAFE Statement in Artist in Residence

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Overview About this course

Gain experience working independently in a professional studio environment and build connections with other artists. Depending on your goals, you can prepare a body of work, build a portfolio or develop your skills for your own art practice.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

During this course you'll learn to:

  • Work independently and safely in an art studio

  • Develop your portfolio or skills in your chosen medium through independent practice

  • Work alongside other artists and gain opportunities to build connections and community

Course outcomes

You'll leave this course with:

  • A potential pathway to further study in visual art

  • Potential networking opportunities with other artists and like-minded individuals

  • Professional studio experience

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Professional Development

Learn a new skill and improve your career prospects

Personal Interest

Explore a hobby in a fun and supportive environment

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • You must submit a portfolio showing evidence of your skill in your chosen medium

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend you have:

  • Completed a Diploma of Visual Arts or have equivalent professional experience

  • Experience as a practising artist

  • The ability to work independently and safely in an art studio

  • Your own art materials and equipment including protective equipment (PPE) and covered footwear

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Where can this course take you?

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: practicing artist.

Study options

Pursue an interest or upskill in your chosen field with another course.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous work experience and study history. You may be able to use recognition of prior learning when applying for a course in the future. If you're successful, you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses can be made up of a combination of core and specialty units.

Core units consist of the knowledge you'll need to build key skills for success in your field, industry or hobby.

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TAFE NSW Services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

Study Options Find a location to enrol

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