To be considered for the Art Major, you must submit all of the following:
Portfolio of Artwork
This requirement is only for Art Major applicants. Please submit a CD or DVD portfolio of 15-20 digital images of your original artwork. Also include on the CD an accompanying inventory list in a Word document or PDF, which should identify the title (if any) and materials of each artwork. Your portfolio should contain examples of the following:
All applicants must submit a home exam, consisting of four original drawings, along with their CD/DVD portfolio.
Drawings should not be matted or mounted but neatly presented with a cover sheet (newsprint or tracing paper) over each drawing. Each drawing should be no smaller than 8” x 10” and no larger than 11” x 14”.
Please submit the following:
You must also submit an essay (2+ pages, printed) stating why you would like to study art at a Christian liberal arts college. Please discuss the connections you make between art and Christian faith.
Though not required, if you would like to meet with the Art Faculty, you may request an interview before or after the initial submission of materials (portfolio CD, home exam, and essay). You may bring original examples of your artwork to this interview, although you will still need to submit a CD portfolio (see above).
To request an interview, call the Admissions Office at 978.867.4218. Interviews may be scheduled for Monday–Thursday.
PORTFOLIO DATES & DEADLINES
Portfolio, home exam, and essay must be submitted by:
Mail all materials to:
Bruce Herman, Art Department
255 Grapevine Road
Wenham, MA 01984
In order for the Art Department to send your portfolio back to you, you must include a self-addressed package with pre-paid return postage.
If you have any other questions, contact the Art department.