Optic

Come check out the FINAL Bachelor of Visual Arts Graduate Exhibition opening on the 18th November 5:30pm at WITT ART Gallery, 20 Bell St. Speeches start at 6pm and will be opened by the Hon. Harry Duyhoven. This year there are seventeen students exhibiting from all three majors.

WHO IS EXHIBITING?

Click on the artists images below to read their artist statements from the catalogue.

MEANING BEHIND THE EXHIBITION NAME

Optic is inspired by the theme optical illusion. It is a geometric logotype, using repetitive linear shapes to form letters. The logotype displays the idea of movement and form using pattern and line. The typeface is complex yet refined, it expresses the creative energy, focus and complexity within the arts.

 

WHAT DID THE PROGRAMME INVOLVE?

A Bachelor of Visual Arts degree consists of three majors, Computer Graphics, Fine Arts and Graphic Design.

Computer Graphics students learn about the principles and practical skills of multimedia, the combination and interactivity of text, audio, graphics, animation and video.

Graphic Design students learn about using typography and images to present information, while developing practical skills in areas such as digital imaging, typography, layout and illustrations.

Fine Arts students learn to develop practical skills and knowledge in drawing, painting, sculpture and printmaking as well as a thorough knowledge of art theory, and history.

Interested in studying graphic design, fine arts or computer graphics in New Plymouth? Then check out WITT’s Diploma of Creative Technologies.

 

The Exhibition Invite

 

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