The following guidelines are to
be followed by all students (including
transfers) seeking admission to the Art
Examples of two dimensional art
such as drawing, painting, or printmaking,
collage, etc. This work should be presented
in an attractive manner using clean-cut mats
and proper backing support.
Examples of three dimensional art
such as sculpture, jewelry, textiles, ceramics,
crafts, etc. Slides or photos of the work are
Examples in the field of design
which will employ knowledge of design
relationships, color and lettering. These should
be presented in an attractive manner using
clean-cut mats and proper backing.
Sketchbook with drawings from real
life and artistic planning for larger works.
Other examples of creative endeavor
in the visual arts. All work must be the original
art of the applicant. A minimum of 12 pieces and a
maximum of 25 is requested. The quality of the
portfolio and the personal interview will be used
to assess the performance and academic
capabilities of the applicant. Deadlines for
submission are: Fall admittance, prior to April 30th;
Spring admittance, prior to November 15th.
Art Awards for excellence, consisting
of a determined monetary amount, will be given to
selected individuals during the Freshman through
Junior years and for graduating Seniors in the
various Art Department majors.
Graduate portfolios will show an
advanced level of accomplishment in artistic
expression of the applicant. Generally, 2-3 mediums
are represented within the portfolio. Electronic
submissions are accepted in .jpeg format or
Please contact the Art Department at (570) 662-4500
between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm to schedule a
date for your portfolio review, or if you have any
questions regarding the Art Department at Mansfield