Ten (10) digital images(1080x1080 OR 1080x720) of artwork created in last two years.
- For current first-year program students, submit same portfolio as for the BS Portfolio
- For those who are declared Art History majors, please submit one (1) sample essay
no longer than 2000 words.
List of Works:
A list with all of the following information for all 10 images:
- course for which the work was made (if applicable)
- course instructor's name (if applicable)
- title of the assignment (if applicable)
- brief (1-2 sentence) description of the assignment, or describe the artistic challenge
presented in the work and your solution
Fillable PDF Template
A short letter that states how scholarship money will benefit your education, no longer
than 250 words.
An UNOFFICIAL transcript. (pull from banner)
Please combine your portfolio, list of works, letter and transcript into a single
.pdf file and name it with your last name and first name as follows: lastname.firstname.pdf.
Then upload it below.
Portfolio Review Rubric:
Level 4: Meets all Level 3 criteria PLUS goes beyond exemplars provided in class and
Level 3: Demonstrates competence in all criteria; holistically integrates formal,
material and conceptual qualities.
Level 2: Meets some but not all criteria; or minimally meets all criteria.
Level 1: Does not meet criteria.
- Perceptual Acuity/Observational Skills
- Uses acute visual observations to make decisions about the overall design and concept
of the artwork; and displays understanding of visual perception
- Technical Competency
- Demonstrates technical proficiency with the chosen medium; artwork consistently displays
a high level of finish.
- Consistent, effective use of design principles
- Demonstrates comprehensive understanding of design principles, formal relationships,
and conceptual frameworks.
- Creative Problem Solving
- Expresses complex ideas through an independent approach to the selection and manipulation
of materials; and integrates concepts and contexts beyond the studio classroom.
- Critical Thinking
- Asks critical questions about artistic processes and problems and demonstrates thoughtful
investigation of concepts and media.
- Generate Visual Meaning/Concepts
- Communicates ideas that extend beyond the simple rendering of images and form.