QUT visual arts graduates are at the heart of innovative artist-run galleries across Brisbane. Our students have developed exciting experimental art spaces such as BoxCopy, LEVEL ARI, Inbetween Spaces and Accidentally Annie Street. Our graduates have also been the recipients of the prestigious Samstag Scholarships, Australia Council and Arts Queensland awards, art prizes such as the Queensland Premier’s New Media Award and the Qantas Spirit of Youth Award, as well as the German DAAD scholarship and numerous international studio residencies. Whether you are planning to become a professional artist, teacher or art professional such as exhibition curator or arts manager, you will benefit from substantial studio experience while receiving training in your specialist area. You can combine your studio training with study areas such as interaction design, event management, entrepreneurship or business to equip you for a range of careers in the creative economy.
This course will allow you to choose your career outcome. Many of our graduates become highly successful practising artists who are represented by commercial galleries and have strong careers in the commissioned and public funding sectors. Graduates also pursue professional careers as curators, program officers or arts managers and are often employed by prestigious galleries and museums both in Australia and internationally. With specialist training in a related field, our graduates also take up positions as creative directors, visual designers and a range of other occupations in the creative industries sector. This course can be followed with a graduate-entry teacher education course which enables you to become a qualified teacher. Pathways exist to prepare you for further study including honours.
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