How can you make your portfolio more unified?

Ashcan Studio Student Work Portfolio Tip: In your portfolio each piece should enhance the work around it, and there should be a clear common thread throughout the portfolio. Whether it’s obvious or subtle, all of the pieces should have a common theme. Ashcan Studio Portfolio Prep Program This Ashcan student made three strong portfolio pieces [...]

How to Apply to Parsons BFA Programs

BFA APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS APPLICATION DEADLINES Application Deadlines: Fall Term Early Action Applicants: November 1 Fall Term Regular Priority Applicants: January 15 Fall Term Transfer Priority Applicants: April 1 Spring Term Priority Applicants: October 15 APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS All applicants are required to apply online using the Common Application. Any additional supporting documents that need to be [...]

Home Tests- RISD

Ashcan RISD HOME TEST examples A home test is a test required by some art schools as part of the application process. RISD asks students to complete a series of specific artworks at home to submit to admissions for evaluation. RISD is a very competitive school. To gain admissions you must put a lot of [...]

FINE ART MFA Application / Portfolio Requirements

School of Visual Arts (SVA) Contact: 212-592-2107 Deadline:  January 15, 2014 Admission: The online application is available here Declaration of Finances (+ Verification of Finances) English proficiency requirements (one of the following): Minimum score of 79 (internet-based) or 213 (computer-based) on TOEFL Minimum score of 6.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Minimum score [...]

OTIS BFA Programs

PROGRAMSThe major allows undergraduates to delve deeply into their chosen discipline, advancing their work and professional preparation through a careful sequence of courses and educational experiences, including internships and travel study opportunities.ADVERTISING DESIGNARCHITECTURE/LANDSCAPE/INTERIORSDIGITAL MEDIAFASHION DESIGNGRAPHIC DESIGN*ILLUSTRATION*PAINTING**PHOTOGRAPHY**PRODUCT DESIGNSCULPTURE/NEW GENRES**TOY DESIGN * Offered through the Communications Arts Department** Offered through the Fine Arts DepartmentASHCAN STUDIO STUDENT WORK for [...]