With the recent shock news (2 November) that Griffith University would cut staff at Queensland College of Arts (QCA) ahead of the 2021 intake, the visual arts and design sector was dealt another “king punch” last week.
The Australian National University (ANU) tabled a similar plan for systemic change to its School of Art and Design (SoAD). In summary, the changes planned are:
- Furniture, Glass, and Jewellery and Object workshops (3) will be cut, along with 3 academic level staff positions.
- A merger of the internationally recognised Glass Workshop with Ceramics Workshop with loss of 1 position.
- Animation and Video…