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Con Emmanuelle

portrait of Con Emmanuelle

Con is a professional artist and designer. He teaches at Melbourne Polytechnic across a variety of creative industry courses. Con has managed to successfully maintain both teaching and his private art practice to be able to deliver current 'real world' skills and techniques that mirror the graphic arts workplace. 

His art practice, freelance design and photography experience have kept him abreast of current workplace practices and up to the minute developments in the field. This currency translates into exceptional teaching experience, validity and knowledge. But it is his love for teaching art that has helped him earn praise and recognition amongst his colleagues and students. 

With over twenty-seven years experience in teaching at the tertiary level, Con's art and design experience has allowed him to develop outstanding instructional guides and teaching resources that elevate the quality of learning for students and improve professional delivery methods. Rather than rely on teacher-led delivery, Con encourages his students to play a more active role in their learning, through discussions, role play and simulated activities. This way, the students become active learners and entrepreneurs in the class activity rather than passive onlookers. The thrill of nurturing talent and helping students to realise their own creative potential is one of the most satisfying outcomes of teaching in the creative arts sector for Con. 

Con has a Diploma of Graphic Design, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Learning, a Bachelor Degree in Tertiary Education and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. Con’s exhibitions are often sold-out within days and he has received world-wide acclaim for his Tales of Cyprus cultural heritage project including an acknowledgement award from the President of Cyprus. His book 'Tales of Cyprus: A tribute to a bygone era' was self-published in 2018 and is almost sold out. Con continues to work on his personal art projects alongside teaching at Melbourne Polytechnic. 

Prestigious Award for Visual Arts Teacher

portrait of Con Emmanuelle holding award

Visual Arts teacher Con Emmanuelle has been presented with a special award directly from the President of Cyprus

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Visual Arts Courses at Melbourne Polytechnic

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.
Diploma of Visual Arts - Painting Printmaking 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 a painter or printmaker in our Diploma of Visual Arts CUA51120 at Melbourne Polytechnic. Be bold and brave – follow your passion. It could lead anywhere.
Certificate II in Engineering - Jewellery MEM20105
Visual Art - Part Time, Pre Apprentice - Fairfield, Prahran
Visual Art - Part Time, Pre Apprentice - Fairfield, Prahran
Acquire the strong foundation you need in jewellery making. Turn your designs on paper into pieces of art. Whether you have the ambition of becoming an artisan jeweller, working in the industry, or one day owning your own business - this is a great introductory course to get you started.
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
Advanced Diploma of Creative Product Development CUA60420
Visual Art - Full Time, Part Time - Preston
Visual Art - Full Time, Part Time - Preston
The Advanced Diploma of Creative Product Development CUA60420 is designed to prepare you to make a smooth transition into a professional practice, working in an industry-related role or in a freelance capacity.