Portfolio: All students should bring a portfolio containing a minimum of three (3) works of art. Additional artworks, including sketchbooks, are encouraged. All artwork should have been completed under the direction of an art teacher. Recent works (done within a year) are preferred. Artwork may include drawing, sculpture, painting, printmaking, or photography. Suggested subjects are figure drawings, self-portraits, cityscapes, or perspective drawings, and still life work. Students should not include any cartoons, superheroes, or “fantasy” images. Portfolios should include work done from observation and real life. Drawings copied from photographs are not encouraged.
Interview: The interview with the auditioners will include a discussion of the portfolio works.
Drawing: Students will complete a pencil drawing of a section of a still life on 18” x 24” paper.
Critique: Students will write approximately three (3) paragraphs, or one page, describing, analyzing, and interpreting a reproduction of an artwork.