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Charles Darwin University

Art Immersion Program

Explore your endless creativity with the Charles Darwin University Arts Immersion Program!

Our program offers a variety of community open and student-focused professional development opportunities. Discover new artistic mediums and methods, add to your portfolio, expand on your current skills and progress in creative practice.

Attend your favourite face-to-face short courses run by artists who are specialists in their field.

The ultimate setting for your artistic exploration, the Northern Territory promises enjoyment of countless exhibitions, festivals, performances, markets and more

Future workshops

Botanical Art Workshops with Anastasia Maximova

Anastasia Maximova botanical art

When: 2023 date is to be advised
Where: Blue 1.1.14, CDU Casuarina campus
Cost: Free – Kindly funded by CDU Student Services Amenities Fees.
Who: CDU students only.

Suitable for all levels of ability, participants will receive a unique CDU digital badge on completion of both days.

Botanical artist and tutor Anastasia Maximova will facilitate a two-day workshop that combines observation, drawing and watercolour painting skills to connect with the native flora of the Northern Territory. This unique opportunity is designed to extend knowledge and understanding of local flora whilst equipping students with the skills to pursue their own creative pathways.

What to Bring
All materials will be supplied.

If you are unable to register due to the class being full and would like to be placed on a waiting list should a place become available, please email your name, student ID and phone number to intensives@cdu.edu.au

RISO for Beginners at SPLIT/SHIFT PRESS

Join Matthew van Roden, cofounder of SPLIT/SHIFT PRESS for an introductory session to the RISO ROOM. Learn the basic principles of designing with this unique Japanese Risograph duplicator. At the end of day, you will have a small edition of prints which reflect the layered CMY-Kinda print process.

When: 10.00 am - 4.00 pm (ACST), Saturday 18 March 2023

Where: Orange Building 11, Level 1, Room 05, CDU Casuarina campus

Cost: Workshop participants - $150 (Max 8 participants)

CDU creative arts students - Riso exhibition

Past workshops

Art and Natural Well-being Workshops with Anne-Marie Cullinan

arts immersion program with Anne-Marie Cullinan

When: 9.15 am – 11.30am (ACST), 1st, 15th & 29th October 2022
Where: Blue 1.1.14, CDU Casuarina campus
Cost: Free – Kindly funded by CDU Student Services Amenities Fees.

 

Experienced art teacher and yoga instructor Anne-Marie Cullinan will facilitate 3 workshops that explore the benefits of combining Art with mindfulness and Yoga.

Suitable for all levels of ability, participants can choose to complete all three connected workshops to receive a unique CDU digital badge or complete workshops individually.

Workshop One - Finding Balance, Two - Developing Peace, Three - Growing Harmony. The course is created for health professionals, artists, and educators to build skills in art creation, mindfulness, and Yoga.

What to Bring
Yoga mat or thick towel, a small cushion, and if you have one, an eye pillow, extra clothing (room can become cool) and a water bottle. All art materials are supplied. Please arrive by 9 am for a 9.15 start.

 

Evening drawing course hosted by Sarah Pirrie with guest artists

Come together on Monday evenings for six weeks to explore technical and communicative principles of drawing. Great for portfolio building, fun and engaging this course will be facilitated by Lecturer in Visual Arts Sarah Pirrie who will invite specialists in this field to host sessions. Don’t miss these unique drawing master classes.

When: 5.30 pm - 8.00 pm (ACST), Monday 27 June to Monday 1 August 2022

Where: Orange Building 11, Level 2, Room 13, CDU Casuarina campus

Cost: Workshop participants - 6 sessions $300

Drawing class at CDU

Woodcut printing with Jacqueline Gribbin

A 3-day weekend introductory class to woodblock printing. Participants will be introduced to traditional tools, techniques for carving woodblocks using Japanese shina and paper. 

When: 10.00 am - 4.00 pm (ACST), 8 July - 10 July 2022

Where: Orange Building 11, Level 1, Room 17, CDU Casuarina campus

Cost: Workshop participants - 3-day $450

Woodblock printing equipment

Printmaking with Jocelyn Tribe

Creatively experiment and innovate with various printmaking techniques and design concepts to develop professional practice and an individual style.

When: 9.00 am - 4.00 pm (ACST), 13 July - 15 July 2022

Where: Orange Building 9, CDU Casuarina campus

Cost: Workshop participants - 3-day $450

Creative and visual arts print making

Screen printing with Jocelyn Tribe

CDU HART LAB Creative-in-Residence Jocelyn Tribe will facilitate a 3-4 day journey into the versatile world of screen-printing designs on textiles. Bring your own project ideas or start from scratch. CDU screen-printing facilities include an eight metre textile printing table and four colour T-shirt carousel (Optional 4th day). 

When: 9.00 am - 4.00 pm (ACST), 19 July - 22 July 2022

Where: Orange 11.1.17, CDU Casuarina campus

Cost: Workshop participants - 3-day $450 or 4-day $500

Screen Printing course at CDU
Printmaking art

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