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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

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.
Advanced Diploma of Jewellery and Object Design MEM60222
Visual Art - Full Time - Prahran, Fairfield
VTAC Visual Art - Full Time - Fairfield, Prahran
Our Advanced Diploma of Jewellery and Object Design MEM60222 is a two year, full-time dynamic course.
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.
Certificate IV in Glass and Glazing MSF40422
Visual Art - Full Time - Prahran
Visual Art - Full Time - Prahran
Glass is being utilised more in the built environment than ever before, and there is enormous potential to create innovative and contemporary uses of designed glazing, particularly as a contemporary architectural element.
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.