• Visual Arts Audition Requirements

    Visual Arts Audition Example What to Bring:  Portfolio containing a minimum of three works of art

    1. 1 original self-portrait with hat using a mirror; including head, neck, and shoulder from direct observation - not from a photo; completed on your own time (non-class assignment); any medium; completed within the last month.
    2. 2nd and 3rd pieces should be art work from class assignments; any medium; completed within the last year.  Suggested subjects are figure drawings, cityscapes, perspective drawings, and still life drawings.

    What will happen:

    1. You will be asked to do a pencil drawing on 18" x 24" paper from a still life in the audition classroom.
    2. You will be interviewed by an auditioner.  The interview will include a discussion of your work.  You may be asked to explain assignment instructions, materials, art processes, and the strengths and weaknesses of the piece.
    3. You will be asked to write a one-page critique that includes 3 paragraphs, describing, analyzing, and interpreting a reproduction of an artwork.