BFA Art School Portfolio Critique

Art Prof Clara Lieu and Teaching Artist Jordan McCracken-Foster critique an art school portfolio by high school student Julie Chung, providing a detailed critique of the overall portfolio, followed by critiques for each individual artwork. Prof Lieu highlights what aspects of the entire portfolio and artworks are working well, and recommends concrete strategies for how […]

BFA Art School Portfolio Critique

Art Prof Clara Lieu and Teaching Artist Lauryn Welch critique an art school portfolio by Maria Leamae Patagnan, providing a detailed critique of the overall portfolio, followed by critiques for each individual artwork. Prof Lieu and Lauryn highlight what aspects of the entire portfolio and artworks are working well, and recommends concrete strategies for how […]

BFA Art School Portfolio Critique

Art Prof Clara Lieu and Teaching Artist Cat Huang critique an art school portfolio by Mari Ebisu, providing a detailed critique of the overall portfolio, followed by critiques for each individual artwork. Prof Lieu and Cat highlight what aspects of the entire portfolio and artworks are working well, and recommends concrete strategies for how to […]

Should You Go to Art School?

Whether to go to art school is a tough decision, there so many factors to be considered. This video discusses whether art school is the right fit for you, and what are the most important considerations. Explained are the primary advantages are of attending art school, as well as the many challenges that come with […]

BFA Art School Portfolio Critique

This video features an art school portfolio by a Louise MacArthur. In it we provide a detailed critique of the overall portfolio, followed by critiques for each individual artwork. The critique highlights what aspects of the entire portfolio and artworks are working well, and recommends concrete strategies for how to make progress. Critique led by […]

BFA Art School Portfolio Critique

This video features an art school portfolio by Ewan McKinney. In it we provide a detailed critique of the overall portfolio, followed by critiques for each individual artwork. The critique highlights what aspects of the entire portfolio and which artworks are working well, and recommends concrete strategies for how to make progress. Critique by Art […]

BFA Art School Portfolio Critique

This video provides a critique of art art school portfolio, starting with an overview of the portfolio, followed by critiques for each individual artwork. Topics discussed include aspects of the entire portfolio and artworks are working well, and recommends concrete strategies for how to make progress. Critique led by Art Prof Clara Lieu, art school […]

Art Major in College vs. Art School

What is it like being an art major at a university vs. attending art school? This video weighs the pros and cons of being at an art major at a university, how it affects how to approach the college admissions process, how to figure out whether studying art at a college is a better fit […]

How to Write an Artist Statement

Artist statements often feel like a contradiction for many artists, and it’s a process that most us dread as artists. Asking someone who is used to expressing themselves visually to write a statement feels unfair, if we were good at writing we would have been writers!  However, artist statements are an important part of having […]

Life After Art School

“There are many ways to be an artist.” The transition from art school into the “real world” can be abrupt and disorienting for many graduates. Entering and navigating the professional world can be confusing, and there are many challenges that came along the way. This video provides suggestions for concrete initiatives art school graduates can […]