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Posted by Jennifer Kopf on Oct 24, 2019 1:00:00 PM

When Kay Baier was applying to art school, she says, "I kind of knew what I was doing" when it came to preparing a portfolio -- "but not a whole lot."

And that's pretty typical. Knowing you have to create a portfolio of your work is one thing, but knowing what to include, how to shoot your work to its best advantage, how to make use of less-than-ideal equipment or space, and how to assemble that portfolio, aren't necessarily skills that are automatic or come naturally.

On Nov. 16, Baier will teach Portfolio Preparation: Documenting your Artwork Workshop, a 2.5-hour Continuing Education Pre-College class immediately following the College's Fall Open House. Baier will share advice and ideas, and it's a great opportunity for prospective PCA&D students to document some of their own work using College facilities. Though it's perfect timing to segue from one event to the other, participants can choose to attend either or both events

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Topics: Continuing Education, open house, enrichment, high school art class, portfolio

Posted by Nicole Duquette on Nov 29, 2018 9:25:05 AM

 

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Topics: Art Student, student life, open house, fine art, student art, bfa

Posted by Nicole Duquette on Nov 15, 2018 8:30:00 AM

 

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, student life, open house, animation, student work, digital media, digital design

Posted by Nicole Duquette on Oct 31, 2018 11:48:30 AM


 

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Topics: Art Student, open house, photo student, student work, student art, photography student

Posted by Kathy Smyser on Nov 18, 2016 7:10:00 AM

Ariana at PCA&D's Halloween bash

Ariana Pluchinsky, a senior Illustration major from City High School in Pittsburgh, PA, is this week’s featured student ambassador.

Ari enjoys being a Student Ambassador because she gets to be the face of the college’s largest major. She likes to watch new students come to open houses and get really excited about their passion. “That’s the coolest part.”

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Topics: PCAD, Art Student, open house

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