Thomas’s Portfolio got him into Cornell University AND Cooper Union!
Because he committed to making a a cohesive series of artworks using conventional and unconventional material in innovative ways.
This is important because your portfolio of artwork is evidence of your artistic skills and concepts. A good portfolio is an indication to schools admissions counselors that you are a creative and talented student who will work hard and be successful.
Here’s some examples of Thomas’s portfolio he made at Ashcan Studio: