What is the Big Deal about Uploading Your Art Portfolio Online?

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Learn how uploading your art portfolio online has become an integral practice among college admissions and why you need to learn how to do this.

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What is the Big Deal about Uploading Your Art Portfolio Online?

  1. 1. The state of art portfolio • “Aspiring artists have also felt the need to take advantage of technology more than ever.” – Before: “…artists and designers brought their original artworks in a portfolio case and present their artworks – along with a spiel on each work – in front of potential clients or professors” – Nowadays: “Art and design programs are now asking applicants to upload their portfolios to Slideroom or other applicant management systems to moderate the incoming portfolios they receive.”
  2. 2. Why showcase your art portfolio online? • Ease of sharing – “…you can put yourself out there by publishing the link to your works on your social media sites or forwarding it to friends. This allows you to extend the reach of your artworks and gain some fans along the way.”
  3. 3. Why showcase your art portfolio online? • Get critical feedback from people who know art – “The feedback they will provide you, whether good or bad, should only help you come out as better artists.”
  4. 4. Why showcase your art portfolio online? • Connect with fellow artists – “…you can help each other out by exchanging artworks and critiquing other’s works. Also, you can befriend professional artists who share your medium and ask for tips on how to improve your technique to create better and more compelling artworks.”
  5. 5. For the complete article, go to http://bit.ly/artportfolioonline for the complete article.

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