Portfolio Courses are intended for students who are applying for admission to programs where they are required to submit a portfolio of their art work, either at high school or post-secondary visual arts programs such as Fine Arts, Architecture, Illustration, Animation, and various Design programs.
The content taught in this course is flexible, always considering the up-to-date requirements of the program chosen by each student, with the objective to help students prepare and execute independent projects based on requirements, while respecting the imposed guidelines and deadlines.
Group critiquing and discussions of contemporary issues and trends in the visual art practices is an important part of this course, helping prepare students for a potential interview, presentation and/or a hands-on admission test.
Rapid changes in today’s world pose a great challenge and stress for youth as they try to navigate their way through education and begin to enter the work market. Meanwhile, parents continue to worry about future employment opportunities for their children, while trying to encourage them to choose careers that will bring them fulfilment. Experts opinions on the topic often differ in many details except one—they all seem to agree that creativity is essential. The ability to think “outside of the box” is becoming one of the most sought after skills in the job market.