|HOME AP STUDIO ART|
|READING: STENGTHING THE LEFT HEMISPHERE:
Art is an exercise of the mind. It pulls from both hemispheres of the brain. One can only go as deep as the intellectual pursuits they have engaged in. Since this is an advanced placement course the College Board is excited to examine art by seniors who are thinking like a college student. The Media Center will assist you in select material to read that will feed your studio process, navigating beyond obvious visual answers and move into critical and original thinking.
Develop a short list of reading material (Journals, books, websites). History/Art History: Become familiar with the background of the methods, materials and theme you are working with.Develop a short list of reading material that will assist you in doing college level artwork during AP in Media Center. (Journals, books, websites). History/Art History: Become familiar with the background of the methods, materials and theme you are working with.
|MATERIALS: What art supplies have used|
|ART HISTORY: What artists do you appreciate|
|STUDIO PLAN: Write out your idea for your twelve focused works of art. This should build off of your strengths. For many students it is helpful to throw out several ideas for|
|Craftsman: Become an expert with the tools you will be working with. Know these art supplies and become a master in using them. Purchase supplies to work with over the summer.|
Workshop/Job Shadow/Mini-Internship: Get more exposure to that career discipline. Find a mentor.
Software: If technology is an important part of your portfolio learn it well over the summer.
|Field Trips: Visit some art museums over summer or other helpful field trips.|
|Sketchbook: Be an idea scavenger. Keep a sketchbook all summer. Writing down lots of ideas. Explore your theme with lots of quick sketches.|
|SEPT____||[$87] Pay fee for AP Exam. $13 for free and reduced lunch students.|
|SEPT____||[$20] Purchase Art Kit at bookstore
8.5 X 11 Portfolio Etching plate Polymar clay
|SEPT____||AP & Honors trip to Chicago|
|ENRICHMENT REQUIREMENTS [ = Select 10 points for semester ]|
| [These options = 5 points]
Curator of Annual Community Juried Show
Curator of Annual Community Juried Show
PAC Exhibition Technician
PAC Press Release Specialist
Publicity Specialist for Department & Spring Arts Festival
Video Production for Department & Spring Arts Festival
Web Content and Portfolio Assistant
|SEPT____||Art in the Park at Center Lake. Artists will participate by drawing children’s portraits. This counts toward community service on student’s resume. (10-1:00)|
|SEPT____||Juried Heartland Artist Regional Art Exhibit: Heartland Artists Gallery, 203 N. Michigan St. Plymouth. $10 per entry. www.heartlandartgallery.com (574) 936-9515. $1,450 in awards.|
|SEPT____||Midwest Museum of American Art. Elkhart Juried Regional: Entry fee/2 image limit. Must be 18.|
|OCT____||Honeywell Center/Clark Gallery: Annual Photographers Show: Entry fee. Forms available at www.honeywellcenter.org.|
|Artlink, [NOT REQUIRED] Life Drawing at 437 E. Berry St. Ft. Wayne. 424-7195. $6 for 3 hrs (or) $2/hr. Wednesday evenings 7-10 pm. Saturday afternoon 12:00-3:00 pm. If you are under 18 you must take a permission slip signed from your parents with a phone number|
| Orthodontic Specialty Services,
841 S. Union, Warsaw (574-267-1490) By invitation only.
|OCT____||Chamber of Commerce Taste & Trade Expo Community Art Exhibits. Friday/October/11 -7. Saturday/10 - 4. The exhibits will be in the upper level mezzanine. Set up the evening before (Thursday), between 2 - 5 p.m., or Friday 7 - 10:30 a.m. Tear down at close of the Expo (Saturday/ 4:00 pm).|
Place date (5/15/12) at bottom of each page.
Only draw on front side of each page.
Things to include:
Thumbnails for larger projects.
Life drawing from in/out of class, i.e.figure drawing, animals, stilllife.
Journal of personal experiences that may be helpful for future images.
Illustrations/notes of learning from other disciplines.
Current events, reading notes, found objects.
Experiment with materials: watercolor, ink pens, chalks, etc.
|TBA||College Night & Financial Aid Meeting|
|OCT____||First Friday: Downtown by the Courthouse (Community Service)|
|OCT____||Senior (PSAT) Day:
(1) Visit College (2) Job Shadow (3) Community Service
|OCT____||National Portfolio Day www.npda.org at Herron & other schools. Attend portfolio review and write ½ page report|
|NOV____||Art Club Trip|
|NOV____||All-Night Studio Work Night
At school from 6pm to 6am. Faculty review will start at 6PM.
|FALL||College Visits & Applications|
|FALL||Collect Letters of Recommendation
Someone who can discuss your (1) Work ethic (2) Character (3) Accomplishments. Fill out paperwork from guidance.
|Dec 18, 2012||Statement of Purpose
Students will write statement about their personal art practice. Most collage art programs require this essay. You will critically describe your art and contextualize your unique exhibit. You can include influences, the materials used, influences, and theme. The essay should focus on what makes your work unique. Consider the interdisciplinary nature of the work when making your case.
SCHOLASTIC VERSION OF STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
Statement: In 300 to 750 words total, answer the following questions: (1) Why did you select the work you submitted for your Art Portfolio? (2) How do you hope people will react when they look at your work? (3) What role does art play in your life?
AP VERSION OF STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
(1) What is the central idea of your concentration? (500 characters maximum) (2) How does the work in your concentration demonstrate the exploration of your idea? You may refer to specific images as examples. When referencing specific images, please indicate the image numbers. (1350 characters maximum)
Original Art Categories: Architecture/Environmental Design, Art Portfolio, Ceramics/Glass, Computer Graphics, Drawing, Jewelry/Metalsmithing, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Photography Portfolio, Printmaking, Production Design, Sculpture, Textile/Fabric Design, Video/Film/Animation.
“Individual portfolio of eight works, including at least three drawings. CD not returned. The Portfolio Series Award=$20,000.
The Kosciusko County Community Foundation lecture to inform parents and students about the College Cost Estimator software available online to all families.
|April||SAT Preparation Class (Talk to Guidance Office) $45 aprox.|
|March||College: State Financial Aid paperwork
If any senior would like to receive financial aid from the State of Indiana this deadline must be met. Go to fafsa.ed.gov to complete the FAFSA.
|April|| Lakeland Art Association Scholarship & Portfolio Exhibit
120 N First St, Pierceton, IN 46562, (574) 594-9950 email@example.com
|April||AP Collageboard Portfolio:
Section I: Quality: Five actual drawings; maximum size is 18" x 24"
Section II: Concentration: 12 images; some may be details
Section II: Breadth: 12 works; one slide of each is submitted
|April||Judge Juried Community Art Show in PAC|
|April||GRAPHIC DESIGN: Cover for Commencement|
|April||Help with Art Festival publicity. Notify Newspapers/TV/Radio, online news sources, organizations, and personal invitations. Send new release from the Spring Art Festival Page out to friends and family.
EXHIBITION: Tri Kappa Spring Art Senior Show:
- Statement of Purpose (20)
- Images (40)
- Research paper with links (40)
|Sequential Mixed media series|
|Sketchbook Mixed media work|
|Sequential Mixed media series|
|Résumé: Update or build * Get parental suggestions * Word file.|
|Research Work: Artist, Art Career, How to, or Art History. Paper/Bibliography, Webpage/Links. (Part of Exam)|
|Guest Speakers: Alumni & Guest Speaker Notes|
|Art Film: Process & Review|
Internship/ Apprenticeship/Job Shadowing:
|Visit a gallery and write a review|
|Teach: For future art teachers. Run a 1 (or) 2 day workshop.|
|April 28th||Annual Congressional Art Competition – An Artistic Discovery. Winning art from each participating Congressional District will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one full year, where it will be seen by thousands of people. Please contact Shannon Miller at my Fort Wayne District Office at (260) 424-3041|
| Warsaw Public Library:
Exhibit, attend a class, teach a workshop
|Early January||Advocacy for the Arts/Art Activist: The Indiana Coalition for the Arts (INCA) day at the Statehouse. Arts Day allows you to meet with your legislator to express the importance and impact the arts have on your community. inartscoalition.org|
|KEEP ALL OF YOUR GRADES UP|
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