The Pre-Communication Review is a two stage process consisting of a first round Portfolio Review and a second round of Personal Interviews. Applicants will submit their portfolios, including artwork and their final project from ART 151, and a current Degree Audit Report (DAR). Portfolios must be submitted digitally as a Behance website. A link to the site must be provided.
The Behance portfolio should contain a total of 10 pieces of college level artwork:
6 required** (below), 3 additional from Art Foundations coursework (ART102-105, 111, 121), and the final project from ART151. No high school art work may be included, but 1-2 pieces of additional work completed after high school can be a part of the portfolio if you choose.
**Required if enrolled in or completed course
ART102 Color Theory & Practice
Color Still Life
ART103 Creative Technology
Two Dimensions Final Project (software self-taught)
ART104 Problem Solving
Two Individual Material Studies (recommended: 100 Things)
ART105 Technical Drawing
ART111 Design & Composition
Newsworthy 1-2-3 (thumbnail, value, and final)
**Word 1-2-3 (sketch and dimensional) OR Strip Studies 1-2-3
ART151 Pre-Communication Design
**ART121 Observational Drawing (if enrolled)
Finished Observational Drawing (line or value)
A PDF of the applicant’s DAR is required. PDFs must be uploaded via the form on this page. Name PDF files using the following format:
Portfolios and materials must be submitted before 11:00 a.m. Eastern on Monday, April 2, 2018. No late submissions will be accepted.
Questions about the Application Process should be directed to the ART151 instructor, Ali Place ali.place(a)miamioh.edu.
Use the form on this page to submit a portfolio to apply for the Communication Design program.