ART 197 : Portfolio Development

Transcript title

Portfolio Development



Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total


Other hours


Recommended preparation

Developed body of art work suggested for this course.


Develop traditional and digital visual art portfolio. Create resume and other career search materials. Review art school requirements and learn how to fill out applications for art schools, residencies, grants and art scholarships. Includes practical experience in art exhibitions. Developed body of art work suggested for the course.

Learning outcomes

1. Create a professional, individualized art portfolio and employment documents.
2. Use appropriate media to document artwork.
3. Research local and regional job, exhibition, and/or scholarship opportunities.

Content outline

I. Indiviualized visual art portfolio including artist bio and statement
II. Photographing and formatting artwork images for porfolio
III. Prepare art for exhibition
IV. Gallery show preparation, installation, promotion, reception, and de-installation
V. Resume and curriculum vitae
VI. Prepare submissions for various applications (art school, scholarships, career, residency)
VII. Self-promotion using various platforms
VII. Interview using the portfolio

Required materials

Students will need to provide specific materials used in this course, please see the syllabus for a detailed list.

Grading methods

Grading is based on assignment completion and participation in discussions and critiques of assignments.

Outside of

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