Portfolio Development (formerly Portfolio Development)
Units of credit: 1 Grade level: 11-12 Prerequisites: Studio in Art, Another Art Course, Art Teacher Recommendation.
The goal of this course is to provide the students with a competitive edge for admission into a college art program or a career in the arts. Students will learn how to mount and document their work, assemble a portfolio in several formats, create a resume and artist statement, prepare for interviews, and may arrange a public showing of their artwork. Students are allowed more freedom in the production of their in-depth works of art in the manner of professional artists. Under instructor guidance students will hone their existing artistic skills, understanding of art, and increase their creativity.