Program Details
Saturday, April 20, 2013 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Free for students
66 West 12th Street, room 404

Saturday, April 20, 2013 - 9:00 am
Program Description

Portfolio Redefined has been rescheduled for April 20th, 2013! Please register via our Eventbrite link above.

Calling all High School Juniors!

Join Parsons, the Joan Mitchell Foundation and MAD for a Portfolio Development day on April 20th, 2013! Geared for high school juniors and seniors, Portfolio Development Day is a full-day of workshopping ideas and practices to build a competitive portfolio for college submission. The day also includes hands-on "how-to sessions" on how to document work and to strengthen writing to support your portfolio submissions. Students will get a chance to join roundtable discussions with professional artists, designers, and other art professionals. Art professionals will share projects and give direct feedback to students.

In a workshop that explores building a portfolio, students are introduced to the Parson's Challenge and will have an opportunity to conceptualize and develop an idea, and then discuss ways to turn it into a body of work.

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Check-in and Welcome
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Presentation: Admissions & College Readiness
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Lunch (provided) and Announcments
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Workshop 1: Writing For Your Portfolio
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Workshop 2: Digital Image Preparation
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Workshop 3: Drawing from Inspiration
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Group Sharing Session
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Evaluations


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