2023-2024 Catalog 
    May 18, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 214 Portfolio and Resume

Lecture: 0 Lab: 2 Clinic: 0 Credits: 1
This course covers resume writing, interview skills, and the preparation and presentation of an art portfolio. Emphasis is placed on the preparation of a portfolio of original artwork, the preparation of a photographic portfolio, approaches to resume writing, and interview techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to photograph and present a digital portfolio and write an effective resume.

This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

Course is typically offered in Fall and Spring.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
At completion of the course, the student should be able to do the following:

  1. Compose an artist’s information packet including resume (cv), cover letter, artist’s statement.
  2. Demonstrate effective interview techniques.
  3. Utilize photographic technology for the documentation of original artwork.
  4. Identify the basic components of a professional portfolio and how they function together.
  5. Create a portfolio in a digital format for professional activities.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to critically discuss artwork using appropriate art and design terminology.
  7. Prepare artwork for exhibition based on the standards of professional practice.
  8. Identify short-term and long-term professional goals.