Portfolio Day

Join Villa Maria College for Portfolio Day!

High school students are invited to bring their portfolios to be reviewed by faculty from leading art institutions. Advance registration is required by February 1, 2020.

Portfolio Day is geared for juniors and seniors, but all art students are welcome to attend. Students will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with faculty from participating colleges, present their work, and receive valuable feedback. Students MUST come prepared to truly benefit from this experience. High school students can walk in the day of, and do not need to register in advance.

Student artists should bring sketch books, paintings, drawings, illustrations, 3-D designs, graphic work, etc. Portfolios should include 5-12 pieces of work that represent a breadth of artistic talent, including different mediums if possible. Portfolio pieces can represent classroom assignments as well as independent work.

All participating colleges will be provided with two 2×6 tables, 2 chairs, lunch & refreshments. Bring an extension cord and indicate if you need to be placed close to an electrical outlet. College participants will need to send a registration fee of $150.00 no later than February 1, 2020.This event is free for high school students & teachers.

This fee and any materials that must be shipped can be sent directly to: The Office of Admissions at Villa Maria College, 240 Pine Ridge Road, Buffalo, NY 14225.

The event takes place on February 13, 2020 from 10 AM – 1 PM.

What Villa’s All About

Villa Maria College is a private, co-educational, Catholic college providing students with the premier student-centered experience in Western New York. Students learn and grow with a culturally diverse population that lives its ideals of truth, charity, and unity.

With a variety of academic programs, our real strength lies in our studio-based education, a 9:1 student to faculty ratio, and educators who bring their real world experience into the classroom. Our faculty consists of working artists, animators, musicians, writers and designers who all place a heavy emphasis on teaching students how to use their talents in real world experiences.

What We’re Known For

Villa Maria College offers a number of signature programs that emphasize applied skills and internships in a nurturing and supportive environment designed to help you be successful.

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