Visual Arts

​St Peter Claver College has a new Claver Creative Visual Arts Block. It consists of three Art studios as well as speci​​alist, storage and outdoor areas. The new facility has long windows on one external wall revealing an exciting gallery where student work is exhibited. Visual Art is a dynamic component of Claver Creative where links are made across the curriculum but particularly across the Arts. 

In Years 7 & 8, all students get to sample Vis​​ual Art for a term. Then in Year 9, students select semester courses which include:

  • Functional Art which has an emphasis on printmaking, pottery, fibre art and painting
  • Drawing with Expression which develops skills in cartooning and digital photography and image manipulation.

The Year ​​​10 options are:

  • Images in Contemporary Art which experiments with two dimensional media such as painting and charcoal.
  • Images in the Round which explore a range of techniques and materials such as assemblage, modelling in clay and carving.

In Years 11 & 12, students select from the QSA Authority subject Visual Art or the Authority-Registe​red subject Visual Art Studies. 

Visual Art student​​s contribute to numerous Art exhibitions at College events and participate in local and state wide competitions.

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