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Portfolio Day

Sir George Williams Campus — EV 6.720 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (registration ends at 3 p.m.)
Bring your artwork with you and get one-on-one constructive feedback from faculty members and current students. You’ll leave with helpful information about how to put together a strong portfolio in support of your application. 
Find out more about Portfolio Day.  

For students interested in:

  • Art Education
  • Art History and Studio Art
  • Ceramics
  • Computation Arts
  • Design (including the master’s in Design)
  • Design for the Theatre
  • Digital Technologies in Design Art Practice
  • Electroacoustic Studies (*MB Building, 8th floor)
  • Fibres and Material Practices
  • Film Animation
  • Intermedia
  • Jazz Studies
  • Music
  • Painting and Drawing
  • Photography
  • Print Media
  • Sculpture
  • Studio Art
  • MFA in Studio Arts (excluding Film Production)

 


Information

  CAMPUS LOCATION
Admissions SGW EV Building lobby, table 135
Tours SGW EV Building lobby, table 143
Student life SGW EV Building lobby, table 136
Student artwork sale SGW EV Building lobby, table 142
Art Education SGW EV Building lobby, table 132
Art History SGW EV Building lobby, table 131
Contemporary Dance SGW EV Building lobby, table 134
Creative Arts Therapies SGW EV Building lobby, table 129
Design and Computation Arts SGW EV Building lobby, table 127
Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema SGW EV Building lobby, table 126
Music SGW EV Building lobby, table 133
Studio Arts SGW EV Building lobby, table 128
Theatre SGW EV Building lobby, table 130

Presentations and more

Faculty of Fine Arts

Admissions
1 p.m. — SGW Campus, EV 1.605 Length: 45 minutes
Get an introduction to the world of Fine Arts at Concordia and the application process for Studio Arts, Design and Computation Arts, Cinema, and the Performing Arts.

Human Library 
Drop by anytime from 1 to 3 p.m. — SGW Campus, EV Junction (2nd floor)
Reserve some time with current students enrolled in Fine Arts programs. Pick their brain: ask your questions and learn about their experiences first-hand! Note: student must be returned by the indicated required time or late fees will be applied. (Just kidding.)

Art Education

Information session
12 p.m. — SGW Campus, EV 2.645 Length: 45 minutes
Learn more about the program and exciting career opportunities in the field.  Held in the Art Education studio.

Art History

Mixer
Drop in anytime between 11.30 a.m. and 1.30 p.m.  — SGW Campus, EV 3.760
Meet current Art History students and learn about student groups' dynamic projects. Browse student publications and learn how to get involved in annual activities.

Contemporary Dance

Technique workshop
12 p.m. — SGW Campus, MB 7th floor Length: 60 minutes
Experience Contemporary Dance technique. Open to all skill levels.

Creative process workshop
1:15 p.m. —  SGW Campus, MB 7th floor Length: 60 minutes
Experience creative and choreographic processes. Open to all skill levels.

Performance plus Q&A session with dance students
2:30 p.m. —  SGW Campus, MB 7th floor Length: 60 minutes
Excerpts of new works by current students, followed by a question and answer session. A chance to meet and exchange with our students.

Creative Arts Therapies

Information session
2 p.m. — SGW Campus, EV 1.615 Length: 45 minutes
Art Therapy, Drama Therapy and Music Therapy (graduate studies)
Hear about how the power of therapy and the creative arts, through the co-operative process of discovery, helps individuals and communities reach their full potential for living well. Includes information on admission requirements, course selection and career opportunities. 

Design and Computation Arts

Information session
11 a.m. and 1 p.m. — SGW Campus, EV 1.615 Length: 45 minutes
At the intersection of design, art and technology
Discover how these visionary programs can help you unleash your creativity and ability as an artist. Includes a look at the curriculum and how to build a strong portfolio. 

Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema

Film Studies mini-lecture
12 p.m. — SGW Campus, EV 1.605 Length: 45 minutes
"Are These Damsels in Distress? Anita Sarkeesian, Gender Tropes in Video Games and the Pro-Anti-Porn Feminist Debate in North America"
Professor Rosanna Maule presents an analysis of the debates surrounding Anita Sarkeesian’s web-series. Sarkeesian is a Canadian-American journalist and self-proclaimed feminist web activist who criticizes the stereotypical representation of women in pop culture narratives across various media.

Discover the School of Cinema
11 a.m. and 2 p.m. — SGW Campus, EV 1.605 Length: 45 minutes
Learn what the Film Studies, Film Animation and Film Production programs have to offer. Imagine the possibilities through the screenings of student films  and meet the School's fantastic faculty members.

Music

Performances and jam sessions
Drop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. — SGW Campus, MB 8th floor
Campus jazz performances, improvisation and contemporary performance master classes, visits and experiments in the Electroacoustic studios, and live compositions offered by the classical, contemporary and jazz departments. Plus: a laptop orchestra and jam sessions – bring your instrument!

Electroacoustic portfolio reviews
Drop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. — SGW Campus, MB 8th floor
Talk to a professor about your portfolio and how to put together a strong application.

Video audition clinic
Drop in anytime between 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. — SGW Campus, MB 8th floor
Learn the do’s and don’ts of submitting your video audition. Bring yours in for feedback! You could be recommended for admission on the spot based on your audition video! 

Studio Arts

Student artwork sale
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. — SGW Campus, EV Lobby, table 142
Meet Fine Arts students and see their work. Take a break from your busy Open House activities to shop for original pieces!

Information session
12 and 3 p.m. — SGW Campus, EV 1.615 Length: 45 minutes
Immerse yourself in the world of Studio Arts at Concordia. Learn about our programs, admission requirements, course selection, themes and facilities. Also, take in some beautiful student work!

Theatre

Performance Creation hub
Drop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. — SGW Campus, MB S2.445 and MB S2.465
Interested in writing, directing, teaching, dramaturgy, production, socially engaged theatre, or all of the above? Check out displays, enjoy refreshments, and chat with students about the department's exciting new programs.

Design for the Theatre portfolio review
Drop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. — SGW Campus, EV 6.720 (part of Portfolio Day)

Talk to a professor about your portfolio and how to put together a strong application.

Acting workshop
1 p.m. — SGW Campus, MB 7th floor Length: 60 minutes
Participate in an info session and an on-your-feet introduction to acting.


Tours

Faculty of Fine Arts facilities
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. — SGW Campus, EV Building lobby, Fine Arts Tours table 143
Length: 45 to 60 minutes
Explore the Faculty's facilities with a current Fine Arts student. Includes Print Media, Photography and Fibres spaces, Core Technical Centres and the Visual Sensor Communications Lab. Take it to the next level by making your way over to the VA building for Painting, Drawing, Ceramics and Sculpture!

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