In this video we asked some Ashcan Studio Portfolio Prep students, who've successfully applied to the top art schools in the country. Their beliefs, the steps they took and how they stayed on track to success.
THE PARSONS CHALLENGE - Part of the application requirements for Parsons is the Parsons Challenge- where you have to create a new visual work inspired by the theme within a piece submitted in your portfolio. One Ashcan student made this work for the Parsons Challenge she titled “The Room”, a sculptural installation that she lit [...]
There are standard things that art school admissions counselors want to see in your art portfolio, like a self portrait, landscape, a still life- but if you want to- you can and should include conceptual work as well. Like this work in progress- conceptual work pushes the boundaries of what art should be, it’s where you let go [...]
Ashcan student Della's outstanding portfolio got her into the Ivy League School, Cornell University's BFA Program! Here's some portfolio examples of Della's work: Art Portfolio Tips: Use conventional and unconventional material in innovative ways Be Yourself Have Fun! Know that you are a creative and talented student who will be successful
ASHCAN SUMMER PROGRAM 2018 Portfolio Preparation Develop a unique body of work to apply to the school of your dreams. Challenge yourself this summer to feel confident about your art & apply to art programs knowing you'll get that letter in the mail: "Congratulations! You've been accepted to... " Fine Arts & Design Program This [...]