portfolio day 2015 :: google these schools


Thursday November 12, 2015
4:00-7:00 pm
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

THIS SATURDAY :: purchase college visual media campus visit day

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Saturday, November 7, 2015 / 10 am
The Performing Arts Center

For anyone considering these majors:
Theatre Design/Technology
Costume Design
Cinema Studies
New Media
Media, Society and the Arts
Graphic Design
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.

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.

hartford art school visit :: thursday, october 22nd

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.