Beverly, MA –High school students interested in applying to a college program in visual arts or design should take this three day workshop to get a head start in preparing applications to schools of art and design at Boston area based Endicott College.
In this workshop participants will meet one-on-one with faculty to evaluate and edit art work, transform work to digital format and catalogue onto a CD, and produce a custom built and easily updateable portfolio book which can be used with the college admissions application. Students learn to work with the software and tools necessary to make a professional looking portfolio presentation. The $325 fee covers tuition and bookmaking and printing supplies. The instructors are faculty in the School of Visual and Performing Arts at Endicott College and co-authors of the book: No Plastic Sleeves: The Comprehensive Portfolio Book for Photographers and Designers. The book is currently available online through all major venues and in Barnes & Noble bookstores across the country.
During the workshop students will get feedback about their work from the professionals, learn to organize, sort and present their best work, produce a portfolio in digital format and catalogued onto a CD which will give them a jump in preparing for their college applications.
Day 1: Sort and edit projects, digitize and prepare the files.
Day 2: Book design, construction and layout.
Day 3: Printing, binding, and creation of a digital presentation.
Danielle Currier is an Associate Professor of Design in the Department of Visual Communications in the School of Visual and Performing Arts at Endicott College. She earned an M.F.A from Parsons, The New School for Design. Ms. Currier has worked as an educator, designer and artist in the Boston area and New York City for over 12 years. She has received numerous awards, grants, and fellowships and exhibits her digital art nationally.
Larry Volk is an Associate Professor of Photography in the Department of Visual Communications at Endicott College. He earned an M.F.A. in Photography from the Rhode Island School of Design. Mr. Volk has worked as an educator, photographer in the New England region for 18 years. His work has been exhibited nationally and is held in both private and museum collections. His most recent exhibitions include a one-person exhibition at the Bromfield Gallery in Boston and the Rubin-Frankel Gallery at Boston University Hillel.
The School of Visual and Performing Arts at Endicott College offers the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, giving students the opportunity to study Creative Arts Therapy, Graphic Design, Photography, and Studio Art; and the Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design with an option for a concentration in Sustainable Design. The Center for the Arts is a new facility with state-of-the-art technology. For further information on this workshop at the Center for the Arts, please contact Larry Volk at 978-232-2269, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit http://www.noplasticsleeves.com/workshop/