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Art Ed | A Survival Kit

Where would I find…?

Sometimes local knowledge gives you the best solution to a problem. Where can I... hire manequins for an exhibition? ...find cheap canvas chairs for painting? ...hire exhibtion gear? These are just a few queries already answered here. Use the comments box to ask a question for yourself.

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Further Education Information

Where might Visual Arts and Design students go once they finish their Secondary Education? Here are some links to industry and educational sources of useful information re post compulsory education.

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Suppliers and Specialised Equipment

Suppliers and Specialised Equipment

This is not by any means a definitive list, so we encourage contributions using the comment field below, or by emailing us directly. Any Supplier interested in developing a sponsor relationship with ArtEd, please contact us.

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Competitions, Art Awards & Scholarships

There are a variety of Competitions and Awards open to students of all ages and across all sectors. This is not an exhaustive list, so if you know of other opportunities for students or teachers to showcase their art works, please contact us with the details for inclusion on the website.

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TEE Visual Diaries

This support document was produced to accompany the verbal presentations delivered at the ArtEd Professional Development Workshops 'Creating a strong TEE Art Visual Diary' in 2003. Permission is granted for this "Workshop booklet" (now in its online form) to be printed for Art Teachers' use, with the condition that appropriate acknowledgement is made of the authors and the ArtEd Assoc. of WA.

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Industry Codes of Practice

Want to know about artists' fees and wages, Indigenous protocols, dealing with commercial galleries, copyright or other issues faced by those in the visual arts professions? A Code of Practice provides a set of practical and ethical guidelines for the conduct of business between visual and craft artists and their galleries, agents, retailers, buyers, sponsors, commissioners and the managers of residencies and workshops and competitions, prizes and awards.

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Visual Arts Lesson Ideas

Visual Arts Lesson Ideas

There are many sites containing great lesson plans, technique tutorials, accounts of successful visual arts based community events and projects. Use an idea or better still use a germ of someone else's idea then add your own particular twist or interpretation to it.

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Grants

Various groups provide grants for arts infused projects. Often to be a recipient of a grant, it may also mean developing a partnership with a community based organisation, or working across a number of different schools.

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Camp Ideas and Locations

Camps provide students and teachers with the opportunity to work intensively on a theme or project while at their chosen camp site. Whether it be dormitory accomodation, tents or chalets, the chance to focus on your art work for an extended time while surrounded by supportive colleagues and mentors is a special experience.

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Artists in Residence Programs

Inviting a practising visual artist into your school will add a depth of interest and expertise to your art program. The opportunity for students as well as staff to interact with a resident artist is extremely important for stimulating new ways of observing, working and thinking.

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