First phase applications close at 5pm on 31 March 2021 Second phase applications close at 5pm on 30 April 2021
The first step is to complete the application form (the form can be found here) and submit a digital portfolio to this email address firstname.lastname@example.org. Shortlisted applicants will then be invited to interview and should present their physical portfolio and sketchbooks for discussion. This year it is likely that interviews will take place on Zoom. The interview is a 20-minute friendly conversation about you and your portfolio, and an opportunity for you to ask us questions.
Digital Portfolio Submission Information
For your digital portfolio you will need to create a PDF containing 20 high-resolution photographs of your work. The works should include:
- 10 drawings in dry media (e.g. graphite, charcoal, chalk, pastel, Conté, pencil)
- 10 additional works in other media (e.g. painting, photography, sculpture, animation*, print).
These works must have been created within the past three years.
Within the 20-image limit, you may include images from sketchbook pages. However, if possible, please try to limit this to 4 images.
Animators may submit 2 short video files included within their additional works via a link (that does not require a password). Please limit each video file to 2 minutes / max 8MB per video.
Each image must be labelled in the following way: Title of Work, Dimensions, Medium. i.e. Untitled, 25x25, Pencil On Paper (dimensions should be calculated in centimetres).
Please be prepared to present these works along with further sketchbooks at the Zoom interview if you are shortlisted.
- 10 Drawings
- 10 Additional Works
Applicants will be shortlisted by our interview panel which includes the Director and Core Tutors. Selected candidates will be invited to attend an interview via Zoom on either 8, 9 or 12 April 2021. They will present a physical portfolio of their work, including the digital submission. Applicants should present sketchbooks and 3D works if appropriate.
Portfolio for Interview
The portfolio should display a sense of personal investigation through a range of drawing, painting and mixed media. Your work should demonstrate an interest in skill and process and include examples of:
- Drawings that express a sustained interest in the world around you.
- Works that demonstrate an ability to apply ideas across a range of materials and media. You should include photographic evidence of any 3D work, sculpture or larger pieces where applicable.
- You can include sketchbook pages in your digital portfolio but try to limit this to 4 examples.
- Evidence of an interest in developing skills.
- Information on the materials you have used, scale and size of the work.
- If you are invited for interview, we will ask to see the work presented in your digital portfolio along with new work, sketchbooks and evidence of inspiration and research.
First phase shortlisted candidates will be interviewed on 8, 9 and 12 April 2021.
Second phase shortlisted applicants will be interviewed on 13 and 14 May 2021.
Late applications will be considered if there are spaces left on the Programme 2021.
For more information and all enquiries, please go to email@example.com