Professional Practice & Exhibition Studies

The Professional Practice and Exhibition Studies (PPES) programme of the course is designed to introduce you to aspects of Professional and Exhibition Practice as they relate to Contemporary Art Practice. Through this programme of study, you will develop a range of knowledge, specific and transferable skills related to your personal and professional development within contemporary art and the general creative industries sector.

Guided Learning activity: Research, developing and maintaining:

  • Online archive / record of practice
    • Artists CV, Biography & Statement of Practice
    • Progression & Exhibition Opportunities
  • Planning, preparing and promotion of exhibitions and or related public engagement events

The study programme includes:

  • Gallery Visits
  • Artist Talks (click to view list of previous Artists)
  • Seminars
  • Lectures
  • Workshop Visits
  • Employability workshop/Panel discussions
  • University/College Open Days

Practical opportunities can include:

  • Membership of the hubCAP Gallery Committee
  • Curatorial Experience
  • Workshop Development & Delivery
  • Practical Work Experience Placements; Edinburgh College Special Collection; Art for Grown Ups Community Project
  • Lecturer Shadowing