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Portfolio Guidelines

Visual Portfolio Guidelines

The review committee looks for quality of visual work in the portfolio. Quality is more important than any other consideration. The reviewers are interested in your ability to use color and visualize three-dimensional form and space. Any medium or combination of media is acceptable: drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, architecture, modeling, or work in time-based arts. Preference is not given to digitally created works. Work done in traditional media often provides better insights into the artist’s skills and maturity.

The reviewers are also interested in a conceptual basis for the works or body of work submitted. For this reason, it may be appropriate to compose a portfolio determined primarily by consistency of ideas represented. Likewise, it may be appropriate for those with a technical background to include work that demonstrates their approach to visual problem solving.

Only submit what you consider to be examples of your best work.

Please give credit to collaborators and to software used in addition to any other aspect of the work not entirely  your creation (e.g. music credits, use of Poser output, etc.)

Please make your portfolio submission complete and easy to handle. The review committee is concerned with the time required to review your work. If the process is efficient, you will make a more favorable impression.

Visual Portfolio Submission Options

Visual Portfolios must be submitted as a website. A brief written description (including media, size, date, etc.) of the works submitted is required as part of the website.