ART 241 - Portfolio Presentation

Course Description

This course is a capstone experience for students completing the photography program. Students will produce a professional portfolio and self-promotional materials. Topics include researching transfer schools, refining a body of work, selecting works for the portfolio, strategies for different portfolio delivery and presentation methods, writing artist statements, cover letters, resumes, and interviewing skills, Lecture, demonstration, discussion and formal critiques will augment studio work. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: Demonstrate technical ability and aesthetic judgment by producing an individually selected portfolio project. Make critical aesthetic judgments regarding photographic composition, visual literacy, and the creative process in order to produce photographic images Demonstrate professional writing and interviewing skills for the purpose employment and transfer to another institution of higher education. Solve projects in a unique and creative manner. Produce content as an effective form of visual communication Communicate issues of critical thinking skills through the creation of artworks and participation in the formal critique process.

Credit Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 4

Course Prerequisites: 27 Cr in ART