Windgate Art and Design building

The morning offers a wide variety of events, ranging from discussing what it’s like to pursue a career in the arts to demonstrations of how to assemble a successful art portfolio to touring the fantastic new Windgate Art & Design building.


Students can also meet with a faculty member to review their artwork. Bring 3-6 of your best works for critique. Be sure to register separately for the faculty critique

FORGE AHEAD! Portfolio Critique Day @ UAFS






8-9 AM

Registration Check-In with informal tours of the Windgate facilities with current students

Windgate Lobby

9-9:45 AM

Welcome and Guest Speaker,  Dustin McRoberts: “Working in the Arts”

Windgate Theatre, 107

10-10:45 AM

Concurrent Demonstration Sessions on how to create a successful portfolio:

  • How to make a digital portfolio
  • How to take awesome photographs of your work
  • How to mat your work
  • Checkout outstanding portfolios and talk to the students who created them

Meet in the Windgate Lobby

11 AM-12:30 PM

Individual Critiques of Student Work with UAFS faculty. Please note the time you have been assigned in your packet. Please be prompt!

Windgate 121

11 AM-12:30 PM

Informal Tours of the Windgate building and special exhibitions with current students


 Meet in the Windgate Lobby  

11 AM-12:30 PM

Drop-In Sketching Workshop

Windgate 226

  11 AM-12:30 PM  

Refreshments in the Windgate Lobby. Visit with current students and faculty. Meet with UAFS representatives.

Windgate Lobby

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