Exactly How to apply to an Architectural Design High School Program

Exactly How to apply to an Architectural Design High School Program

If you plan to apply to the Art and Design High School: Architectural Design program you’ll need a competitive art portfolio. When Art and Design High School admissions look at your Art Portfolio, what they’re doing is looking for strong candidates for their program. They are looking at your artwork to understand your unique artistic abilities and talents. They are looking for potential, that means how your present skills will grow and develop over the four years you will be spending at their school.

INTERVIEW WITH ACCEPTED LAGUARDIA!! HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT for VISUAL ARTS- PLUS HER PROCESS & HER ART PORTFOLIO

INTERVIEW WITH ACCEPTED LAGUARDIA!! HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT for VISUAL ARTS- PLUS HER PROCESS & HER ART PORTFOLIO

Last year Chloe was accepted into the very competitive LaGuardia High Schools Visual Arts program! In this video she talks about the process of applying to the Art High Schools in NYC and the Art Portfolio that got her ACCEPTED to LaGuardia!

Should you Include Text-Based Art in your ART PORTFOLIO?

Should you Include Text-Based Art in your ART PORTFOLIO?

When we think of what you should put in your Art Portfolio we think of Still Lifes, Observational Drawings, Portraits, Landscapes/Cityscapes and Self Portraits. To include examples of each of those types of work is important, another type of work you can add to your portfolio is Language art or text-based art, which is art that incorporates language in some way such as spoken word, poetry, written statements or alphabetical or numerical symbols.

How you organize your Art Portfolio matters a lot!

How you organize your Art Portfolio matters a lot!

When you are choosing the 12-20 pieces to use for your Art Portfolio the order that you present your work matters a lot. Think of it like a narrative, a book about who you are. The work you choose and the flow from one piece to the next needs to be given a lot of thought. A good rule is to open with your best work, and then the second best, and end with your 3rd and 4th strongest works