BA Visual Art (Sherkin Island)

The BA in Visual Art is a unique opportunity to study visual art on Sherkin Island , County Cork. This 4 year honours degree programme offers a dynamic and creative education in a remarakable location by using a combination of studio practice workshops on Sherkin Island with a range of online distance education technologies and studio workshop projects. The primary aim of the programme is to provide students with an advanced knowledge of the nature , role and potential of art in the context of their community and in particular, the possiblities offered by art for remote rural communities.

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  • BA Hons level 8
  • Duration 4 Years

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Graduates establish themselves as professional artists and can continue to postgraduate study in Ireland and abroad.Graduates also find employment in the cultural and community sectors working in galleries and studios as arts officers, as curators, as arts administrators and in the teaching profession.

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more about their experiences.