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Anne Bennett

Dr Anne Bennett is a visual artist and a drawing and illustration theory lecturer at Melbourne Polytechnic. Her visual art practice encompasses drawing, print media, works on paper, painting, artists’ books, installation, curatorial projects and writing. She is an experienced arts educator and guest lecturer. Ann’s ongoing research interests include a critical engagement with animals as metaphor and the legacy of Western thought in visual culture.

Anne has been teaching at Melbourne Polytechnic since 2012, focusing on drawing, illustration methods, media and context and narrative in history in our unique Bachelor of Illustration. Anne shares her extensive experience in both fine arts techniques and industry involvement with her students.  

Anne has held 13 solo exhibitions since 1986 including Tolarno Galleries, Pinacotheca, numerous institutional galleries around Australia and most recently the Faculty Gallery at Monash University. She has also participated in excess of 60 group exhibitions, including curated shows at the National Gallery of Victoria and galleries in Korea, China, Lithuania and the UK. She has curated numerous touring exhibitions, including "Federation Dreaming" 2001-2, "Art Animals: animals as metaphor" 2000-1, Paper Animals: animals as metaphor" 2004-7. Her most current curatorial project is "Seeing Artists Books as Research" at the Royal Society of Victoria. She has also authored a number of catalogue essays and papers for various national and international conferences. Anne holds a PhD from Monash University, an MFA from the University of Tasmania and a BA (Painting) from RMIT.  

 

Illustration Courses at MP

Certificate IV in Visual Arts CUA41320
Visual Art - Full Time, Part Time - Preston
VTAC Visual Art - Full Time, Part Time - Preston
Our Certificate IV in Visual Arts CUA41320 will help you build upon foundational artistic techniques and refine your artistic practice. You’ll advance your skills in drawing, illustration, printmaking, painting, design and digital imaging and photography. This broad range of media and processes will help you find your artistic strengths, and is supported by units in art history and professional practice.
Diploma of Visual Arts - Illustration CUA51120
Visual Art - Full Time, Part Time - Preston
VTAC Visual Art - Full Time, Part Time - Preston
Push the boundaries of your art practice and develop your artistic skills and techniques. Work towards becoming an illustrator or designer in our Diploma of Visual Arts CUA51120 at Melbourne Polytechnic. Be bold and brave – follow your passion, it could lead anywhere.
Certificate III in Visual Arts CUA31120
Visual Art - Full Time, Part Time - Preston
Visual Art - Full Time, Part Time - Preston
The Certificate III in Visual Arts CUA31120 course is designed to introduce students to a range of art forms and develop skills and confidence in using a range of techniques. The course has a practical hands-on focus where students are provided with highly structured tasks and in-depth instruction by specialist subject teachers.
Bachelor of Illustration
Visual Art - Full Time, Part Time - Fairfield
VTAC Visual Art - Full Time, Part Time - Fairfield
Let the Bachelor of Illustration at Melbourne Polytechnic draw you in. Develop your practical skills and knowledge to a high level and engage in research based practice that will enhance your capacity to see the world in a different way. This unique degree also addresses business practice and opportunities for entrepreneurship in today’s creative arts industry