National Portfolio Day

National Portfolio Day

California College of the Arts (CCA)

Image courtesy California College of the Arts.
January 14, 2014
National Portfolio Day

Saturday, January 18, 2014

California College of the Arts
1111 Eighth Street
San Francisco CA 94107

California College of the Arts in San Francisco is excited to once again host National Portfolio Day on Saturday, January 18, 2014. Portfolio Day is an excellent opportunity for students pursuing a future in the visual and related arts.

Student attendees will receive direct and immediate feedback on their creative portfolios from representatives from nearly 40 colleges and universities. They will also have the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the schools’ curricula, faculty, application procedures, financial aid offerings, and programs of study.

Tours and presentations: 10am–noon
Portfolio reviews: noon–4pm

High school and transfer students are welcome. Portfolio Day is free and open to the public. For a schedule and specifics on what to bring, please visit

Representatives from these schools will be in attendance:
Alberta College of Art + Design
Art Center College of Design
CalArts (California Institute of the Arts)
California College of the Arts
Cleveland Institute of Art
College for Creative Studies
Columbus College of Art & Design
Cooper Union School of Art
Corcoran College of Art + Design
Cornish College of the Arts
Fashion Institute of Technology
FIDM / Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
Kansas City Art Institute
Laguna College of Art + Design
Lawrence Tech
Lesley University College of Art and Design
Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts
Maryland Institute College of Art
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
New York School of Interior Design
Oregon College of Art and Craft
Otis College of Art and Design
Pacific Northwest College of Art
Paris College of Art
Parsons The New School for Design
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Rhode Island School of Design
Ringling College of Art and Design
San Francisco Art Institute
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
School of Visual Arts
Stamps School of Art & Design, University of Michigan
Syracuse University College of Visual & Performing Arts
The University of the Arts
Virginia Commonwealth University
Woodbury University School of Media, Culture & Design

About the National Portfolio Day Association
The National Portfolio Day Association (NPDA) was created in 1978, solely for the organization and planning of National Portfolio Days. The NPDA consists of representatives from regionally accredited U.S. colleges and universities that are accredited institutional members of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and Canadian colleges and universities that are members of Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) or that hold NASAD Substantial Equivalency status. NPDA is the only organization of its kind, and its members represent the highest standard of visual arts education available in the United States and Canada.

About California College of the Arts
Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts (CCA) offers 22 undergraduate and 12 graduate programs in the areas of fine arts, architecture, design, and writing. The college offers BFA, BA, MFA, MA, MBA, BArch, MArch, and MAAD degrees. It has campuses in San Francisco and Oakland, and currently enrolls 1,950 full-time students. CCA students are encouraged to work in an interdisciplinary manner, undertaking projects and collaborations with students in other majors and engaging with outside communities.

Noted alumni include the artists Nathan Oliveira, Jules de Balincourt, Robert Arneson, Robert Bechtle, Viola Frey, and Peter Voulkos; the Oscar-winning filmmaker Audrey Marrs; the illustrator Tomie de Paola; the conceptual artists Harrell Fletcher, David Ireland, and Dennis Oppenheim; and the designers Lucille Tenazas, Michael Vanderbyl, and Gary Hutton. For more information about CCA, visit

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January 14, 2014

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