Information on the portfolio requirements for Lesley's MFA in Visual Arts Program.
For the portfolio you should submit 20 images of your strongest recent work completed within the last five years. Think of this as an exhibition. We are interested in seeing a cohesive body of work that indicates clear authorship and intent. Your images should demonstrate that you are actively engaged with your work and that you have good work habits. If you do not have recent work, then we suggest sending a variety of work with a clear explanation as to why you are including particular works.
Portfolios should be submitted electronically through Slide Room. The link to upload images is lesley.slideroom.com.
Prospective graduate students interested in applying to the Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts program are invited to submit a preliminary portfolio for review by one of our MFA faculty. Our goal is to provide you with valuable feedback to assist with the development and preparation of your portfolio prior to your final submission. Preliminary portfolios submitted under this program DO NOT become part of your application for admission. There is no fee for the Preliminary Portfolio review.
Preliminary Portfolios should be submitted electronically through Slide Room. The link to upload images is lesley.slideroom.com.
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