Connecting VCA Masters of Fine Arts with Masters of Art Curatorship students from The University of Melbourne, this booth provides a unique opportunity for students to engage in collaborative principles of sustainable art practice. Acknowledging that learning pathways often fall outside the curriculum, 3 groups have partnered and funded this initiative: the VCA, ACP PROJECTS (Art Curatorship Partnership Projects) and a philanthropic group VCA Access. Assistance from these partners has made possible student attendance at the Fair.
VCA Access (an initiative of the VCA Foundation), connects a select group of Melbourne art lovers with high potential VCA Fine Arts Masters students, prominent VCA alumni artists and their representing galleries. VCA Access funds and matches 5 Masters Fine Art students with a prominent VCA alumni artist who provides mentoring through their final year around sustainable art practice. www.vcaacess.com.au
Initiated in 2017, ACP PROJECTS provides professional development opportunities to Masters in Art Curatorship students through external partnerships with arts and cultural organisations across Australia.
VCA Art has a history that is now 150 years old, and is committed to a studio based pedagogy, where all students are taught by artists who have active and multidisciplinary practices that engage with the national and international art world. We have a strong commitment to seeking and participating in projects that have an international focus.
Supported by VCA Access, The University of Melbourne and SSAF.