Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Art)

Interview dates

2021 Start Year Intake

Interviews will take place Monday 2 November - Friday 6 November 2020

Interview requirements

Applicants will be asked to discuss their folio of works submitted with their application and according to their chosen specialisation. Applicants are required to submit at least 20 individual files or ‘works’ for the panel’s consideration. We recommend you are prepared to identify what you perceive as your strongest and most relevant works that would best reflect your current practice and artistic trajectory to discuss with the panel. Sketchbooks and journals showing work ideas and development are an essential addition to the folio. Please bear in mind that we have a limited time to look at and discuss your folio.

The interview will run for approximately 20 minutes and will be conducted online via Zoom Web Conferencing.

For applicants who are applying for more than one specialisation, there is only one interview per applicant which will cover all specialisations applied for.

Folio requirements

Please refer to the specific folio requirements for your chosen specialisation:

Drawing and Print Making

Select 20 works minimum demonstrating an engagement in drawing and/or print making. Your folio should include: observational and general drawings, sketchbooks; and/or any other relevant work, such as paintings, photographs, journals, three-dimensional objects and new media works, which indicate the broader aspects of your creative practice.

Painting

A folio of paintings which may include a range of oil, acrylic and/or watercolour paintings. Please also include drawings, sketchbooks, notebooks and other visual material which may include digital prints, collage, photo, sculptures, documentations of installation work and any other relevant materials which may indicate broader aspects of your practice and your creative interests.

Photography

Provide visual material that demonstrates an exploration and expression of ideas with an emphasis on lens-based making including: photographic prints, videos, films and other digital media. The folio should include visual diaries and other relevant artwork that indicates broader aspects of your practice and creative interests.

Sculpture

Provide documentation that demonstrates an interest in Sculpture and Installation. Please include drawings, sketchbooks, notebooks and other visual work which may include painting, photography, performance and digital based works and any other relevant materials which may indicate your broader creative interests.

Further Guidelines

Documentation, images or a video of work may be uploaded as part of your folio. You will be asked to present your work in a digital or photographic format that is shareable online.

* Please refer to the following specifications for digital works:

  • Submit at least 20 images, 3 to 5 minutes of video and/or sound files to your supplementary application.
  • The supplementary application program only accepts Images (up to 5MB per file), Video (up to 250MB per file), Audio (up to 30MB per file) and PDFs (up to 10MB per file). The program also accepts links from YouTube, Vimeo and SoundCloud.
  • Once uploaded please check all media to ensure it plays as you intend, to minimise technical disruptions where possible.

Can't attend the online interview?

We strongly recommend all applicants participate in an online interview. Applicants who cannot participate in an online interview, may request a telephone interview by indicating your availability on the supplementary application form. Telephone interviews will be conducted throughout the interview period and may be used where online interviews are not possible.