This workshop series provides students applying to prospective art high schools (Mayfield Secondary School, Cawthra Park Secondary School, St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School) or post-secondary (York University, OCAD, Sheridan College) art programs a chance to present their portfolio to a qualified teacher in the field. The instructor will provide insight on how to ensure your portfolio is polished and professional. Students will learn about artist statements and how to talk about their work. At the end of the session, students will have the opportunity to practice sample interview questions.
While not required, students are encouraged to participate in the Portfolio Preparation Workshop.
Date: Saturday January 11, 2020
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Deadline: Saturday January 4, 2020
About the Instructor
Paul Paradiso, B.A., B.Ed., OCT
Paul studied at OCADU and worked as a professional graphic designer and illustrator for several years. He also worked in the publishing and printing industries prior to becoming a teacher in 2007. He has taught Visual Arts to all grades as well as adults. Paul currently teaches in the Peel District School Board.
Students are asked to bring:
- The application checklist from the school(s) the student is applying to
- Portfolio (completed or in-progress)
Advanced registration is recommended for workshops. Registration closes Saturday January 4, 2020.
For assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.
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Portfolio Presentation & Interview Workshop - $30