Ashcan students sincerely talk about being scared their work isn't good enough, how to stay dedicated to making their art portfolios and some advice if you're struggling with your art school application. Alan ended up getting in to Cornell University, Cooper Union, Syracuse University, USC, SCI- Arc, RISD and PRATT for Architecture Daniela got in [...]
Annie and Alice who both got in to Cal Arts, RISD and SVA answer the question
Art Portfolio advice from students who got into COOPER UNION HARVARD Central Saint Martins SVA, MICA, SAIC, Syracuse, RISD, and Cornell
Nothing shines through like loving what you do. So while there are certain things you need for a complete portfolio like still lifes, portraits , self portraits... you can make them much more appeaing to Pratt admissions if it looks like you enjoyed making it!
The Parsons Challenge helps the Admission Committee understand:
how YOU develop ideas
how YOU visually communicate those ideas
and how well YOU can defend the work in writing
We've been sending students to The School of Visual Arts for 13 years and have seen them go on to be very successful in Visual Arts and Design.
We feel confident recommending SVA because we know that every student gets an excellent education there.
Our Secret to 100% ACCEPTANCE (into one or more of your top schools) is that we make sure our students follow these rules: Use conventional materials in innovative ways Use unconventional materials in innovative ways Be Yourself Have Fun! Know that you are a uniquely creative and talented student who will be very successful (if [...]