PNCA Hosts National Portfolio Day

January 05, 2010

Representatives from PNCA and more than 30 leading art colleges from across the country converge Sunday, January 10 at the College for National Portfolio Day.

The event begins at 10 a.m. with campus tours and financial aid information sessions, followed by portfolio reviews. Representatives will answer admissions questions and review portfolios of prospective undergraduate students. The event runs until 4 p.m.

National Portfolio Day (NPD) is designed to help further the artistic development of young artists by bringing together experienced college representatives to review artwork and offer feedback, according to the NPD Web site.

Participating colleges include: Academy of Art University, Alberta College of Art & Design, Art Center College of Design, CalArts (California Institute of the Arts), California College of the Arts, Corcoran College of Art and Design, Cornish College of the Arts, Emily Carr University of Art & Design, FIDM/The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University, Laguna College of Art + Design, Maine College of Art, Maryland Institute College of Art, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Oregon College of Art and Craft, Otis College of Art and Design, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Parsons Paris School of Art & Design, Parsons The New School for Design, Pratt at Munson-Williams-Proctor, Rhode Island School of Design, Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, San Francisco Art Institute, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, School of Visual Arts, The Cooper Union School of Art, The University of the Arts, Washington University in Saint Louis.

For more information, contact PNCA’s Admissions office: 503-821-8972.

All Portfolio Day events are free, open to the public and do not require pre-registration.

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