Careers in Art: Portfolio Basics
For Ages 13 - 17
Monday - Friday, August 5 - 9
1 - 4 PM
If you are a college-bound artist or career-minded teen, this class will help you build a professional-quality portfolio. Commit to structured time to focus on creating artwork for your portfolio with guidance and feedback from a professional artist. Draw and paint still lifes, figure models, portraits, and landscapes using traditional and non-traditional media. Drawing and painting experience is recommended.
Instructor: Jaime Shilen
To enroll in this class, register now, visit the Museum Admission Desk, or call 916.808.1182. Or download and print the registration form below and mail, fax, or email your completed form to the Museum. Click on the Ways to Register button at left for more information on how to submit your form.
About the Instructor:
Jaime Shilen received his bachelor's and master's in art education from Buffalo State College in New York. A teacher of 12 years, Shilen is currently the art teacher at Toby Johnson Middle School in the Elk Grove Unified School District. Shilen has also worked for the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, New York and as a teaching artist and member of a satellite art program for at-risk inner city students, ART ATTACK! He encourages and inspires students to develop their own personal style of creativity.