Exhibitions and Curating

Creator, Viewer, Curator

This is a new section of the website intended to explore the importance of looking at, responding to and presenting art to the world. The new guide encourages students to become aware of how art is curated and displayed, how artists think and present work as well as make it. Students will consider their own  their intentions and views on why and how they make their work.

The section on Curatorial Practice includes discussion of  artist and viewer experience, methods of display, gallery visits and questions, and curating activites.

Focus and Continuity

how to developing focus and continuity of ideas and work towards creating a unified, coherent body of work for final exhibtion.

The pages on Visiting Exhibitions provides tips and clear guidelines for visiting and responding to exhibitions at Museums and galleries.

The Selected Artists and Shows takes a look at a range of artists and exhibitions, often with relevant teaching suggestions. 

The Critique  has guidelines, questions and suggestions for group and individual reflections and feedback.

Selected Pages


Onggi Master 5 August 2016

Onggi is traditional Korean earthenware made from clay with a high percentage of iron and hand formed on a kick wheel. Onggi...


Curatorial Practice 24 June 2015

Curatorial practice is a bit of a buzzword lately, with courses and programs in Curatorial Studies offered at Art Colleges...


Photo Montage Collage 3 May 2014

Sure we know Instagram and photoshop, but also polaroid and photo collage; altered images have been around since the...

Finding a Focus 30 July 2017

Developing continuity is key to creating a body of work that has unity, rather than a collection of unrelated pieces. All...

Bill Viola, Electronic Renaissance 11 May 2017

Video art can sometimes be associated with indecipherable, conceptually obscure or simply sleep inducing footage in dark...

William Kentridge 3 May 2017

Teachers and students who are interested in exploring questions about violence, injustice, segregation and racism, there...

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Comments 1

Victoria Wreden-Sadeq 10 April 2017 - 07:11

For the IB exhibition, one of my students showed all work from last year none of the work from this year. How to I grade him. I was suprised?

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