2020 and 2021 Grade 8 applications open

Visual art

Visual Art comprises a theoretical and practical component.

The theoretical component includes studies in Visual Culture, as well as investigations into concepts surrounding the practical tasks, for example, feminism, resistance art in South Africa and global issues. The practical component of the subject involves exploring a variety of art disciplines and media, for example, drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, multi-media, print-making and photography.

The Visual Art student is:

  • Creative and imaginative
  • Passionate about art
  • Disciplined
  • Hard-working
  • Observant
  • Socially and politically aware

Visual Art is an academic subject that is designated by the IEB and highly acknowledged by tertiary institutions. Success in this subject will assist students in their applications for all art-related courses on a tertiary level as well as to obtain entrance into a Bachelor of Arts Degree at university.

Career opportunities that Visual Art can present:

  • Graphic Design
  • Advertising
  • Film and Animation
  • Fashion
  • Fine Art
  • Architecture
  • Photography
  • Gallery Curation
  • Art History
  • Art Therapy