Masterclass: Tennies

Image: ARTEXPRESS artists Elijah Innes and Alinta Maguire, speaking with students as part of Tennies, Term 2 at Campbelltown Arts Centre, 2017

Term 4 Masterclass for year 10 students in Visual Art, Photography and Digital Media

Students: Year 10 Visual Art or Photography & Digital Media
Date: Saturdays 21 October – 25 November (Term 4, 6 weeks)
Times: 9am – 3pm daily
Cost: Free
How to apply: Applications for this program have closed.

Applications close 5pm Friday 13 October, 2017

Year 10 art enthusiasts are once again invited to join Tennies at Campbelltown Arts Centre, for our Term 4 Visual Art, Photography and Digital Media masterclass.

The 6 week course offers talented students the opportunity to learn from acclaimed industry professionals including artists Claudia Nicholson, Mehwish Iqbal, Aesha Henderson, Safdar Ahmed, Angela Tiatia and artists at Refugee Art Projects, Campbelltown TAFE visual arts lecturer Lorna Grear, as well as members of the C-A-C curatorial team.

The Term 4 series explores movement in art, from migration and travel, to kinetic art, animation and narrative. Students will enjoy extensive practical workshops and studio time, focusing on illustration and works on paper, as well as the opportunity to visit 33rd Kaldor Public Art Project, The Last Resort by Anri Sala, a new installation of sound and sculpture on Observatory Hill, Sydney.


The following provides an overview of program structure, with successful applicants to be provided with detailed schedule in October 2017.

Saturday 21 October, 9am – 3pm
Introduction session: Course outline
Curator’s tour: Collections tour (artist & curator, Keren Ruki)

Saturday 28 October, 9am – 5pm
Site visit: Kaldor Public Art Projects, Observatory Hill, The Last Resort by Anri Sala
Site visit: Refugee Art Projects, Parramatta (artist and founding member, Safdar Ahmed)

Saturday 4 November, 9am – 3pm
Practical: Kinetic sculpture (artist, Aesha Henderson)

Saturday 11 November, 9am – 3pm
Exhibition tour: Fisher’s Ghost Art Award (curator, Adam Porter)
Artist talk & practical: Watercolours (artist, Claudia Nicholson)

Saturday 18 November, 9am – 3pm
Presentation: Arts Education at TAFE NSW (artist and educator, Lorna Grear)
Practical: Collaborative works on paper

Saturday 25 November, June, 9am – 3pm
Artist talk & Practical: Textiles (artist, Mehwish Iqbal)
Complete collaborative works and share with family and friends!

Contact: Edwina Hill |  Education Officer

(02) 4645 4298 |

Campbelltown Arts Centre is a cultural facility of Campbelltown City Council and is assisted by the NSW Government through Arts NSW and by the Federal Government through Australia Council for the Arts, its art funding and advisory body, and receives support from the Crown Resorts Foundation and the Packer Family Foundation. Tennies is a Campbelltown Arts Centre education program. The term 4 series is presented with support from Kaldor Public Art Projects.