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Assessments

What assessors will be looking for in the different levels

 

BRONZE

  • Satisfactory concept/artist statement
  • Process of development
  • Willingness to accept feedback and act on that feedback or justify why you want to do it your way.
  • Images that reflect the concept
  • Recognized effort in achieving outcome
  • Copyright acknowledgement (if relevant).

SILVER

  • Good concept that has evidence of research/investigation, some justification of outcome
  • Willingness to accept feedback and make changes during progress or justify why they want to do it their way
  • A strong unified body of work that address the concept
  • Ability to make decisions over final outcome/presentation
  • Recognized effort in achieving outcome
  • Artist statement which addresses the work in a professional way, including references to other artists who influenced ideas.
  • Copyright acknowledgement

GOLD

  • Unique concept well developed with evidence of research/justifications of outcome
  • Novel/creative way to address the concept
  • Strong unified body of work that goes beyond literal
  • Ability to create work with a viewer in mind
  • Work that invokes emotion, memory, questions or challenges for the viewer
  • Evidence of a relationship between each image within a solid body of work
  • Strong artist statement that describes the work within a maximum of 150 words
  • Ability to rationalise images according to outcome to achieve a very strong presentation
  • Copyright acknowledgement
  • All documentation has been placed in an orderly fashion in the Dropbox provided for the Assessors to access.
  • The Applicant was prepared either get their work to the Assessors or arrange for the Assessors to come to them either at home, APSCON or elsewhere.

PLATINUM

  • Unique concept well developed with evidence of research/justifications of outcome
  • The Portfolio is ready as for a solo Exhibition in a gallerywith12-15 major works that relate to each other as prints (2D or 3D) or a visual projection or sound projection or combinations of images & sound, or sculptures with some kind of projection.  
  • The Portfolio of 12 – 15 NEW images can include works previously presented for other CAPA levels (but they do not count as the 12-15 works required for Platinum level).
  • A Concept Statement of approximately 150 - 500 words
  • An Artist Statement of approximately 150 - 500 words
  • An Artist Biography of approximately 150 words
  • At least 5 references to other works/artists that have influenced or inspired you with the preparation of this present portfolio.
  • All works must be prepared as though for sale:
  • The Applicant has devised an advertisement for the imagined or real exhibition.
  • The Applicant a has devised a catalogue showing the works and (a) the artist statements for each item if they are separate OR (b) one Artist Statement if the work is an installation.
  • Has the applicant also considered cards, placemats, mini prints calendars etc?
  • Copyright acknowledgement
  • All documentation has been placed in an orderly fashion in the Dropbox provided for the Assessors to access.
  • The Applicant was prepared either get their work to the Assessors or arrange for the Assessors to come to them either at home, APSCON or elsewhere for a physical assessment.