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How to Prepare for San Francisco National Portfolio Day 2019

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How to Prepare for San Francisco National Portfolio Day 2019

Presented by California College of the Arts

A Free Program for High School Students at NUMU

Thursday, November 1  |  6-7pm  | RSVP Required

NUMU is pleased to collaborate with California College of the Arts (CCA) to offer a preparatory program lead by CCA Admissions staff who will provide guidelines and tips on what to expect on National Portfolio Day 2018.  CCA staff will also conduct portfolio reviews for students interested in applying to CCA. 

National Portfolio Day (NPD) is a free informational event for students who are considering applying to art college. NPD will be held at San Francisco Art Institute in San Francisco on January 12, 2019.  NPD offers participants the opportunity to present their work to college admissions officers, and receive important feedback on preparing for the college application process.

ArtNow Exhibition + Supporting Programs

Learn more about NUMU's annual exhibition and program, ArtNow, an annual Santa Clara County art exhibition and educational program. ArtNow offers an opportunity for high school student artists from Palo Alto to Gilroy to gain real-world experience at creating and presenting artwork in a competitive environment. 

Application to the ArtNow exhibition is open to all Santa Clara County high school students, grades 9-12 (public, private, and homeschooled). The application deadline for student submissions is January 14, 2019, and the exhibition opens on March 21, 2019 with an awards ceremony offering professional development scholarships and awards in several categories, including painting, watercolor and drawing, sculpture, and video art.