5 Tips On Creating An Art Portfolio For College

Whаt Is An Art Pоrtfоliо? An art pоrtfоliо iѕ a collection of your bеѕt pieces of аrtwоrk and designs that уоu submit fоr rеviеw whеn уоu аррlу to an аrt or design рrоgrаm in a post-secondary institution. You could think of it as an аuditiоn but for visual arts college programs instead of performing arts…

The Ultimate Art Portfolio Cheat Sheet for College Students

Being an art college student is a decision that the only inspired and dedicated individuals can take. Not all can find the passion and strength to take this course, so others choose a different way and path for their career. But if you are one of those who brave this journey, then you need to…

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PortPrep Invades National Portfolio Day!

“The Admission Insider” Karen Kesteloot and co-op students of PortPrep attended the National Portfolio Day at OCADU this past November 8. Their intention: Promote PortPrep’s portfolio coaching services as an effective way aspiring art students can boost their chances of getting their choice of college! Their method: Share cookies, brownies, cupcakes, and coffee to students to those who…

Is Your Art Portfolio A Turkey?

Is Your Art Portfolio A Turkey?

This is the time of the year when Canadians give thanks to their forefathers. While looking for the Northwest passage to the Orient from his 1578 voyage, English explorer Martin Frobisher encountered a piece of land that soon to become known as Canada. Since becoming a national holiday in 1879, Thanksgiving Day in Canada is celebrated…

Do You Really Know How To Make An Art Portfolio For College

Do You Really Know How To Make A College Art Portfolio?

For college applicants, your art portfolio bears the most weight when your application is screened by college professors. Therefore, you must ensure that you follow the best practices on how to present the artworks in your portfolio if you’re serious in becoming an art student.

If you feel confident about your knowledge on how to make an art portfolio that will get you accepted into college, then we’d like to challenge you by trying out our quiz!

Receive Play by Play Calls to Success from an Art Coach

Receive Play by Play Calls to Success from an Art Coach

Professional athletes are some of the most profitable people in the world. They are at the top of their level not because they simply have talent. All the talent in the world won’t amount to anything if not honed, cultivated, and put into good use. This is where coaches come in. Aside from drawing up…

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The Drawn To Success Portfolio Building Bootcamp has Come and Gone…So How Did It Go?

The Drawn to Success Portfolio Building Bootcamp was a summer program hatched by “The Admission Insider” and PortPrep’s very own Karen Kesteloot and Guelph animator Garth Laidlaw. The idea behind the program was to help high school senior learn about the different skills and techniques necessary to be included in your art portfolio to increase your…

Yukon Order of Pioneers, Discovery Day, August 17, 1913.

Discover Your Golden Artistic Skills Today!

Today marks the discovery of both Newfoundland in 1497 by John Cabot and gold that paved way for the Klondike Gold Rush in 1896. Discovery Day is celebrated in Yukon and Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, but we’d also want to celebrate it our own way by asking you these questions: Are you a high school student with a…