Tips to prepare your students for a portfolio review

I am happy to say as a teen I attended a portfolio review day and it left no emotional scars. My students have gone to portfolio reviews and events like National Portfolio Day and most walked away from the day encouraged and excited about artmaking and their future. I see it as my job to […]

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Student Portfolio Guide

This Student Portfolio Guide is a downloadable resource to help students with developing a portfolio for art school. Please note the second page is blank for optimal back-to-back page printing.

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Portfolio Advice for Students

What are college admissions representatives and officers looking for in an art portfolio, exactly? That’s a good question as portfolios are the most critical part of an application to an art school, particularly a competitive art school.  Just like Rome wasn’t built in a day, your art portfolio won’t be and shouldn’t be a slapdash […]

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Lessons and the Art Education Portfolio

by Maureen Meyer Let’s talk about the upcoming job season. It may seem early but that is the way we like it. You don’t want to be scrambling last minute for an interview that is the next day. Maybe you are ready for a change, maybe you are concerned about art positions being cut, or […]

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From Projects to Portfolios

From Projects to Portfolios: Rethinking Your Art Lessons for Portfolios During my first few years of teaching I taught the same two classes over and over. I taught mostly freshman. I still have a soft spot for freshman but I was pretty excited when I took a new job and had the opportunity to teach […]

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