Saturday Morning Teen Portfolio Development offers current NFA and non-NFA students, grades 9 – 12 with the passion and drive to study art at the collegiate level, opportunities to build their portfolios in an intensive 3-hour workshop. Experienced artists will direct and support students as they strengthen and further develop their technical abilities and creative voices. Students will experiment with a variety of materials and tools, in both 2-D and 3-D mediums. Students will complete assignments both in and outside of class. At the end of the 2nd session, students will participate in an Exhibition featuring their best work chosen by the teachers.
AGE: Teens, grades 9–12
FEE: Session 1 - $300.00
Session 2 - $300.00
Session 1 & 2 - $500.00
(Fees include the cost of supplies)
**Payment plans are available.
PLACE: BRADLAW BUILDING, Norwich Free Academy
DATES: Session 1: September 7, 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, November 2, 9, 16
TIME: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Session 2: December 7, 14, January 4, 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 22, 29
TIME: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Make Up Dates for Class Cancellations:
Session 1 – November 23
Session 2 – March 7, 14
EXHIBITION: March 22 – April 3, 2020
Opening Reception: 1– 3 p.m., March 22, 2020
Artwork in the exhibition will be collected, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Saturday, April 25 in Bradlaw, room 8012. If you’d like to pick up your work earlier than the pick-up date, appointments can be made. After a one-week grace period, the remaining artwork will be disposed.
NOTES TO PARENTS/GUARDIANS
We strongly recommend advanced registration for Saturday Morning Teen Portfolio Development class to secure a place in class and to ensure that the class will run. Enrollment is limited and accepted on a first-paid basis. Registrations will not be processed without a payment or payment plan in place. Please complete the enclosed registration and medical form. All students are required to have both forms on file.
NFA Public Relations/Student Names and Photos - Norwich Free Academy often uses images/photos of students on our website, social media, promotional materials, and advertisements. If you do not want your child’s name and/or picture to appear in any promotional materials, in print or digital form, please contact Visual & Performing Arts Department Head, Alysha Carmody, in writing on or before September 7, 2019.
We will make every effort to cancel classes because of weather before the scheduled class by email and/or phone notice and by post on the NFA website (www.nfaschool.org). Please be sure we have your most updated contact information including that of all relevant family member. Please be sure to notify us if your information changes during the program.
If you have any questions, please contact:
Head of Department
Visual & Performing Arts