Environmental Art – space and place

Sue Pedley
Deepen your knowledge of creative and innovative processes to create installations and site-specific work in indoor and outdoor locations.
Target Audience
Secondary Visual Art teachers
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Learning Areas

Teaching Standards

General Description

Deepen your knowledge of creative and innovative processes to create installations and site specific work in indoor and outdoor locations.

Experience a variety of processes to develop concepts relating to the environment, space, place, history and memory. Exploring traditional processes such as drawing, sculpture, photography and unconventional /contemporary/ experimental ideas and media with a focus on sharing, adapting and expanding ideas to teach environmental art and installation.

Photographic documentation of the ephemeral art made outdoors will be discussed and as an artform, exploring a variety of options.

Exercises will include collaborative drawing with thread in an indoor and outdoor space; creating ephemeral art with natural materials outdoors; developing meaning using found objects and mixed media.

The practical installation exercises and slide presentation will provide a wide range of creative possibilities linking to the visual arts years 7-12 curriculum. This practical creative making day offers sensory experiences and sharing of creative ideas in the classroom.

Audience

Secondary Visual Art teachers

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

Teaching Standards
2.1.2 Proficient Level – Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area
2.2.2 Proficient Level – Content selection and organisation
3.2.2 Proficient Level – Plan, structure and sequence learning programs
3.4.2 Proficient Level – Select and use resources

Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you

Completing this course will contribute 6 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing 2.1.2, 2.2.2, 3.2.2 & 3.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

TTA (Teacher Training Australia) is endorsed to provide the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Proficient and Lead Level Teacher.


This course contributes to 6.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

There are no occurrences of 1. Face to Face in Australia (NSW) at this time.

Sessions

Introduction

30 minutes

Welcome and introduction: names, school, goals for the workshop.
Current experience in teaching drawing.

String Art

1 hour

Collaborative drawing in space using string and other found materials exploring the idea of gravity. Practical ways to encourage students lacking confidence and to think expansively and playfully about drawing. Applications of process and outcomes in your classroom.
Artist Talk

30 minutes

PowerPoint on contemporary environmental art

Walking Art, Incidental Architecture and Photography

1 hour and 45 minutes

Practical session going on a short urban walk.

Art and Place – site specific

1 hour and 45 minutes

In a local park create collaborative works with natural materials/ and or urban waste. Ways of documenting and presenting work. Applications of process and outcomes in your classroom.
Farewells and Evaluation

15 minutes

What To Bring

Please bring a camera (phone will do);
some found objects and or string,

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About the team


Sue Pedley

Creator

Sue is an artist and a tutor who has conducted professional training courses for art teachers in primary and secondary school for 7 years. Sue teaches drawing at College of Fine Art, the Art Workshop at University of Sydney, the National Art School and visual communication at UTS. Sue exhibits regularly in Australia and overseas, most recently in Japan in the Setouchi Art Triennial (2010) and the Echigo Art Triennial (2006).