IB ART

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I.B. Art Course Information:

Student Outcomes for HL and SL IB Art: Whole Course

2016 (and after) Assessment Criteria

Visual Arts Guide (from IB) for 2016 (and after)

IB Brochure Visual Arts Information

IB Mind Map Assignment: Understanding the Course

Exhibition Information:

  • Internally Assessed; Worth 40% of Overall Course Score
  • SL students create 4-7 artworks with up to 400 word curatorial rationale
  • HL students create 8-11 artworks with up to 700 word curatorial rationale
  • Graded on 4 criteria: Coherent body of works; Technical competence; Conceptual qualities; and Curatorial practice

Exhibition Slideshow with a Wealth of Important Information

Exhibition Marking Guide

Google Photos of IB Art Exhibitions at Other Schools

An Article About How a Coherent Body of Works Doesn’t Necessarily Have to Have a Theme

Great Tips for Writing Exhibition Text and Curatorial Rationale (by E. Osann)

Exhibition Text and Curatorial Rationale Writing Assignment Sheet (Mrs. Skillern)

Process Portfolio Information:

  • Externally Assessed; Worth 40% of Overall Course Score
  • SL students create 9-18 screens
  • HL students create 13-25 screens
  • The process portfolio must evidence sustained experimentation, exploration, manipulation and refinement of a variety of art-making activities
  • The submitted work must have been created in at least three art-making forms, selected from a minimum of two columns of the art-making forms table
  • Graded on 5 criteria: Skills, techniques, and processes; Critical investigation, Communication of ideas and intentions; Reviewing, refining, and reflecting; and Presentation and subject specific language

Process Portfolio Slideshow with a Wealth of Important Information

Process Portfolio Marking Guide

Art-Making Forms Table

Example Visual Journal Pages by a Former Student

Comparative Study Information:

  • Externally Assessed; Worth 20% of Overall Course Score
  • SL students create 10-15 screens
  • HL students create 10-15 screens plus 3-5 screens which analyse the extent to which their work and practices have been influenced by the art and artists examined
  • The Comparative Study  will examine and compare at least three artworks, objects, or artifacts, at least two of which need to be by different artists. The works selected for comparison and analysis should come from differing cultural contexts.
  • Graded on 5 criteria: Analysis of formal qualities; Interpretation of function and purpose; Evaluation of cultural significance; Making comparisons and connections; and Presentation and subject specific language.

Comparative Study Slideshow with a Wealth of Important Information

Comparative Study Marking Guide

Tips from IB on Making a Comparative Study

Steps to Creating a Comparative Study (Mrs. Skillern)

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