Ringling College to Host National Portfolio Day January 25, 2009

    Ringling College to Host National Portfolio Day January 25, 2009

    January 5, 2009 - Ringling College will host National Porfolio Day, an event specifically geared for visual artists and designers.  National Portfolio Day gives prospective art students the opportuntiy to have their artwork reviewed by college representatives and obtain feedback, helping to further the development of the student's artwork and ready them for applying and submitting an actual portfolio to the art school of their choice. 

    On January 25, 2009, National Porfolio Day will be held at the Ringling College of Art and Design campus in Sarasota, Florida.  There will be representatives from over 50 NASAD-accredited art colleges available to review artwork, discuss their programs, and answer questions about professional careers in art.  High school students, parents, teachers, guidance counselors and college transfer students are encouraged to attend.   National Portfolio Day is free and open to the public. Advance registration is not required.

    The schedule for the day is as follows:

    • Ringling campus tours: 10:00 and 11:00 AM
    • Presentations on financial aid, careers in art and student life: 10:00 and 11:00 AM 
    • Portfolio reviews: Noon – 4:00 PM

    For a list of participating colleges, visit http://www.ringling.edu/AdmissionsEvents.383.0.html.

    For information about National Portfolio Days, visit www.portfolioday.net.