Authentic Advice for Applying to Art School

Authentic Advice for Applying to Art School

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 [...]

Need Help?

Need Help?

At Ashcan we can help you prepare for the RISD Assignment The Assignment Choose one of the following three prompt options and create two responses using any medium you prefer (no restrictions). We consider this assignment to be as much about process as presentation and encourage you to consider your submissions as exercises in experimental [...]

Top 100 schools for Art, 2017

Top 100 schools for Art, 2017

You'll need a good portfolio to get into any of these top schools 1 Rhode Island School of Design Providence, RI 2 Cooper Union New York, NY 3 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA Ashcan student work  4 Washington University in St. Louis Saint Louis, MO 5 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA 6 Brown University Providence, RI 7 California Institute [...]

PRE-COLLEGE SUMMER PROGRAM – PAINTING

  ASHCAN SUMMER PROGRAM PAINTING CLASSES  EACH DAY -- Monday through Saturday from 10-2 & 3-7 Students begin this class by practicing fundamental painting techniques to describe the nature of light and form in the physical world, and then progress to express individual content. The curriculum culminates in the completion of a series of paintings that [...]

Apply to SMFA and Tufts

ashcan student work  The SMFA at Tufts offers both a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Interdisciplinary Art and a 5-year BFA + BA/BS Combined Degree Program. Learn more about Ashcans transfer agreement with SMFA : SMFA + Ashcan Application Process Students interested in pursuing the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interdisciplinary Art at the SMFA at Tufts [...]

Apply to RISD

ashcan student work  First-year (Freshman) Applicants DEADLINES Early Decision deadline: November 1 Regular deadline: February 1   TRANSFER APPLICANTS Fall: March 15 Spring: November 1    » Begin your RISD application ITEMS YOU’LL NEED TO SEND You'll begin and manage your RISD application process using The Common Application. There is a non-refundable application fee of $60 to use [...]