Visual Arts

An Extended Essay in Visual Arts allows you to investigate architectural art, design, classic or contemporary artistic expression. This could involve you examining a particular artist, artistic style or period through the examination of both primary and secondary sources.

For more details about this Extended Essay option, read the subject-specific guidance from the IB Extended Essay guide below.

Visual Arts guidelines.pdf

For recommendations from the examiner, read the Extended Essay report below.

Visual Arts examiner's report.pdf

Example essays and examiner comments:

Visual Arts example A essay.pdf

Essay A


Visual Arts example A examiners comments.docx

Examiner comments


Visual Arts example B essay.pdf

Essay B


Visual Arts example B examiners comments.docx

Examiner comments