2016 TAP Symposium

2016 TAP Symposium

The 2016 TAP Symposium, held on the 9th of November, brought together artist teachers from Melbourne and Perth to discuss their practice based methodologies underpinning their identities as artist, teacher and artist teacher.Read more
TAP Fringe Success

TAP Fringe Success

The inaugural TAP Fringe exhibition was opened on the 16th November to great success. Over 20 exhibitors had their work on display and contributed to a terrific atmosphere in StudioFive.Read more
Maxine McKew to open Resolutions 2016 Exhibition

Maxine McKew to open Resolutions 2016 Exhibition

The 2016 TAP exhibition Resolutions: Creating Liminal Spaces, to be opened by Maxine McKew Maxine McKew is a strong believer in creating a successful education system, having just recently published her second book,Class Act: Ending the Education Wars. Following a successful career as a journalist, and later as a politician, Maxine has focused on what she believes is one of our nation’s biggest dilemmas: repairing and equalising our education system. At TAP, we believe that a vital part of creating a progressive art curriculum and inspiring educational improvement, is supporting art teachers to continue their…Read more
TAP 2016 exhibition: Resolutions: creating liminal spaces

TAP 2016 exhibition: Resolutions: creating liminal spaces

Opening night November 8th 5pm-8pm Exhibition November 9th - 12th, 10am - 5pm studioFive, level 5, 234 Queensbury Street, Melbourne.   For more information about the TAP symposium, in collaboration in Edith Cowan University, please visit the link below: 2016 TAP Symposium   If you would like more information about the forum, TAP 2/52, please visit the link below: TAP 2/52 Forum For more information on the AEV forum, please visit the link below:   This exhibition will feature works from over 30 artists, coming from a diverse background of art and visual…Read more
About the Teacher as Art-maker Project (TAP)

About the Teacher as Art-maker Project (TAP)

About the Teacher as Art-maker Project (TAP) The Teacher as Artmaker Project (TAP) is a significant research initiative conducted at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE). Visual Art teachers are somewhat unique amongst the teaching fraternity in that they not only teach, but they must also practice what they preach. Many wish to maintain a private art practice in partnership with quality teaching; in fact, a lot of art teachers believe that their own art making is critical to ‘quality teaching’. However, we all know that this is not an easy task.Read more