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Madison Metropolitan School District

Portfolio Development


This class is for the advanced art student who has completed at least three semesters of classes that prepared them to work independently and who are considering attending an art college. Emphasis will be on art portfolio preparation including sketchbook development, regular figure-drawing sessions, development of personal artistic voice, complete complex work, learn how to professionally photograph their work, and write an artist statement for a quality portfolio presentation. Representatives from art colleges will give presentations and conduct portfolio reviews for students interested in preparing for careers in art. Students will be offered the opportunity to prepare an AP studio art portfolio.

  • Recommended Grades: 11-12
  • Course Number: ART9035
  • Credits: 1/2 credit
  • Course Fees: $30 *
  • Note: Elective
  • Prerequisite Recommendation: Four semesters of classes that prepared them to work independently and are considering attending an art college

* Course fees are subject to change. You may be eligible for a fee waiver or reduction. The fee waiver request is included in the August online enrollment process under the socioeconomic status section. Your request will be reviewed by authorized school district personnel.