Art Portfolio Prep for NYC Young Artists: Preparing to Apply to Specialized Art High Schools or BFA Programs

Art Portfolio Prep for NYC Young Artists: Preparing to Apply to Specialized Art High Schools or BFA Programs

No matter how talented you are, taking Portfolio Preparation classes will put you on a whole different level, giving you a great advantage over other applicants. So not only will you get in to the best programs, like most of our students you'll be on track to being awarded large scholarships.

Landscapes and Still Lifes don’t have to be boring —

Landscapes and Still Lifes don’t have to be boring —

Landscape and Still Life paintings or drawings are important to have in your art portfolio, but they don't have to be straight forward. You can show your originality and your own style and interests like here- where she's using a consistent color palette throughout her portfolio, and adding elements that are surreal/abstracted, also consistent with the [...]

ACCEPTED! Alice’s Portfolio got her into: Art Center, SVA and RISD!

ACCEPTED! Alice’s Portfolio got her into: Art Center, SVA and RISD!

Ashcan student Alice's outstanding portfolio got her into Art Center, SVA and RISD's Illustration Programs! Here's some portfolio examples of Alice's work: Ashcan Studio’s students produce 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. [...]

Go from- “I need help with my portfolio!” to- “I’m making ART that’s worthy of the TOP ART SCHOOLS!”

Go from- “I need help with my portfolio!” to- “I’m making ART that’s worthy of the TOP ART SCHOOLS!”

If you need help with your portfolio- we'll help you find what you're best at...and then you'll find yourself making artwork worthy of the TOP ART SCHOOLS! YOU CAN Go from- "I need help with my portfolio!" to- "I'm making ART that's worthy of the TOP ART SCHOOLS!" Local students, and students from all parts [...]