Thursday, June 11, 2015

2015: Semester 2: Visual Arts

There will be an mandatory Orientation session for all new students on Monday 13 July.Please come to the Tropics Restaurant,
 Level 2 'S' Block at 8: 45 am.

Certificate III in Visual Arts
Full time study will commence 14.07.2015. Please refer to the Timetable Page for individual course timetables. To recieve a copy of the enrollment form or to make enquiries regarding this course please email
You will be able to enrol by phone.

Certificate IV Skill Set.
This is a set of 3 units to be delivered on a part time basis over the 6 months. On completion of these units the student will be at the required level to commence Diploma studies
To recieve a copy of the enrollment form or to make enquiries regarding this course please email
You will be able to enrol by phone.

Diploma of visual Arts
There is a mid term intake for students wishing to undertake diploma studies. Part time study is available, however if you are a full time student you will be able to complete your Diploma with a further six months study in 2016
Diploma study requires an interview process including evidence of  a body of work that displays your individual style, material use and skill level.. Please contact to  arrange a time.

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Update: The commencement dates for Cert.III and Diploma

Unfortunately we have had to delay the start of both our courses. Enrollments have been very slow and we are required to have a certain number participating in our classes.  This is the reason for the the new start date for our courses

Certificate III:

Induction: 10 Feb    R Block gallery    10am
BSBOHS201A    11 Feb.    R Block gallery     9am - 3:30pm
BSBOHS201A    12 Feb.    R Block gallery     9am - 3:30pm

all Studio Practice will begin:
 16 Feb. 9am L Block Ceramics Dept.   9am
 17 Feb  9am R Block Art Room            9am


Induction: 10 Feb    R Block gallery    10am

Studio classes will begin:
16 Feb. 9am L Block Ceramics Dept.   9am
17 Feb  9am R Block Art Room            9am
If you have any Queries please call:

Carole: 40422350    Tues, Wed, Thurs

Friday, January 23, 2015

The start date for CERTIFICATE III has been set back one week
Induction will now take place on 03 February 
10 am: R Block gallery
BSBOHS201A unit will be delivered on the 04,05 February 
  9am-3:30pm: R block gallery

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

2015 Certificate III and Diploma in Visual Arts courses start after the Australia day long weekend - call 40422 595 for Course information

Certificate III - call 40 422 595  for course information.
Diploma - call 40 422 595  now to make an appointment for an interview for Diploma entry. Teachers will be taking folio interviews from Thursday 15th January between 11.00am and 3.00pm.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Verge 2014 opens this Saturday afternoon at 2pm at the Cairns Regional Gallery






Saturday 22 November 2014, 2.00 pm

With Rose Rigley, artist
Verge 2014 is a group exhibition of selected works by students of James Cook University Creative Industries, TAFE Visual Arts and TAFE Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Visual Arts courses.
This exhibition celebrates the vitality, creative energies and diversity of practice of artists who are on the verge of launching their professional careers.

Artists represented in Verge 2014 are Phillip Johns, Marnie Awarm, Jessica Pledger, Maree Grey, Samantha Laifoo, Laura Billy, Maiga Pearson, George Musu, Brenda Howarth, Rhonda Sciacca, Jamaika Yaganegi, Bronte Scott, Marika Mago and Sharon Weller.

All are welcome to attend this free event at Cairns Regional Gallery (Cnr Abbott and Shields St)
RSVP appreciated
(07) 4046 4800
Image: Phil Johns, Dreadnought, 2014 oil on canvas