PORTFOLIO DAY 2015
REGIONAL PORTFOLIO REVIEW
Thursday November 12, 2015
Fine Arts Gallery
Westchester Community College is pleased to announce its thirteenth annual Portfolio Day. Representatives of regional and national visual arts programs will be available to evaluate student portfolios and discuss admission requirements, degree programs, and financial aid packages.
This event is open to high school students and their parents as well as college students interested in exploring transfer options.
colleges attending include
Saturday, November 7, 2015 / 10 am
The Performing Arts Center
Got an EYE on VISUAL MEDIA?
For anyone considering these majors:
Media, Society and the Arts
Painting and Drawing
Here’s what to expect from Visual Media Day:
- TED-style talks about the majors
- Portfolio review sessions
- Tips to build a competitive portfolio
- Financial-planning workshop for artists/art students
- Campus tours emphasizing arts-related spaces such as shops and studios
This daylong event is designed for prospective students—sophomores, juniors, and seniors—who are considering majors in visual media, either on the stage, screen, or in the studio. Families are welcome to attend.
After a warm welcome by the respective Deans of the School of the Arts and the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences Ravi Rajan and Suzanne Kessler, faculty and alumni will deliver the Purchase version of “TED Talks” about Theatre Design/Technology, Film and Media Studies, Graphic Design, Painting and Drawing, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture.
After lunch, prospective students may attend one-on-one portfolio reviews with faculty members for feedback on portfolio progress and guidance on building a strong one.
The Artists Financial Support Group (AFSG) will present a workshop on financial planning specifically geared toward art students and artists.
The day ends with campus tours of arts-related spaces, including open studios and workshops, led by Admissions Ambassadors.
IS IT FOR ME?
Are you a high school sophomore, junior or senior interested in a visual media major? Then yes.
This event is for students who are just beginning to explore their options to those who know exactly which major they wish to pursue. Either way, participants will leave with a stronger understanding of what’s available at Purchase as well as a clear picture of awaits them after graduation.
All participants are eligible for discounts on tickets for the shows on stage at The Performing Arts Center that evening.
REGISTER TODAY or contact Admissions for more information: 914–251–6300.
Hello everyone! Please note that class on Monday, November 2nd, will be meeting in the Fine Arts Gallery. I look forward to seeing everyone’s portfolio!!!
Professor Mahr generously shared a link to her 2D Design WordPress site. Interested individuals can create new portfolio worthy 2D work using her assignments. If you see Professor Mahr in the hallway make sure to thank her!
Click here to go to the “Projects” page of her site.
This is an amazing opportunity for you to view a slide show covering student artwork and facilities. They will also be providing extensive information about Hartford Art School and the University of Hartford, the portfolio requirements, the application process, merit scholarships, financial aid, and career opportunities.
Where: HAAB 403
When: Thursday, October 22nd, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
To view Hartford Art School’s website, click here.
This panel was designed to benefit YOU, our Visual Arts majors who are thinking about their future in an art school. It is composed of WCC alumni! An absolutely must-see!!
This year, representatives from more than 125 colleges and universities will be in attendance for the Fall 2015 Transfer Fair. The fair will be held on Wednesday, October 28th from 11am to 1pm in the Gym.