Your blog is really helpful for me as it describe the thing very simply and easy to understand for a new person in the market.
As a graduate of the Fine Art Studio, BFA program in 2007, I am often encouraged at this time of year to help future students in their BFA application process. This past week's Open House on the RIT campus was a special reminder that in-person portfolio reviews are extremely valuable to an applicant.
If you are applying to a major in the School of Art, School of Design, or School of American Crafts in the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences (CIAS) you will be required to submit a portfolio of work along with your undergraduate application to RIT.
There will also be a chance for applicants to have their portfolio reviewed at our last fall Open House on Friday, December 3rd. Registration for this event is available online here:
Open House Registration
For those applicants who are unable to make the trip to campus before the application deadline, there is a great opportunity to meet with a representative near you at a National Portfolio Day event. Below is a listing of remaining National Portfolio Day events where RIT will be represented. You can read more about these events on my blog or on the organization's website .
|Saturday, Nov. 20||Atlanta, Georgia||Maryland Institute College of Art|
|Saturday, Nov. 20||New York, New York||Hosted by Parsons ‐ Lehman College|
|Sunday, Nov. 21||New York, New York||SUNY Purchase|
|Sunday, Nov. 21||Charlotte, North Carolina||Memphis College of Art|
|Saturday, Dec. 4
||Corcoran College of Art and Design
|Sunday, Dec. 5||Baltimore, Maryland||Maryland Institute College of Art|
|Saturday, Dec. 11||Phoenix, Arizona||Cornish College of the Arts|
|Saturday, Jan. 8||Seattle, Washington||Cornish College of the Arts|
|Sunday, Jan. 9||Portland, Oregon||Oregon College of Art and Craft|
|Saturday, Jan. 15||San Francisco, California||California College of the Arts|
|Sunday, Jan. 16||Los Angeles, California||Otis College of Art & Design|
|Saturday, Jan. 22||Miami, Florida||New World School of the Arts|
|Sunday, Jan. 23||Sarasota, Florida||Ringling College of Art & Design|
60 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623
Portfolio guidelines, as well as other helpful information for high school students including, what we look for, admissions requirements, and picking your major can be found on our website here. A similar site is also available for transfer students, here.
Best wishes to all of the BFA applicants this fall!