TEEN WORKSHOP: Building Your Portfolio

TEEN WORKSHOP: Building Your Portfolio

with Brie Schettle & Benjamin Hunt (for ages 15–18)

Monday, July 24, 2023 - 10:00 AM

Have a collection of personal artwork and don’t know what to do with it? Thinking about applying to art school and need to organize your work? Join artists Brie Schettle and Benjamin Hunt to learn how to build an artist portfolio and develop application materials for professional practices. This workshop is an introduction to writing artist statements, photographing artwork, and organizing art to share in a portfolio. Participants are welcome to bring in-progress artwork for feedback. “Building Your Portfolio” is a great opportunity to prepare materials for both college applications and professional opportunities in the arts!

Age & Ability: 15-18 years (rising sophomores, juniors, seniors, and recent graduates), all levels, beginners welcome!

This workshop takes place Mon & Tue, July 24 & 25 from 10am–1pm.

About the Instructors

Brie Schettle is an artist and curator living in Boise, Idaho. She received her BFA in Painting and Drawing from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and is currently an MFA Visual Arts student and a drawing instructor at Boise State University. Brie combines her interests in ecology and technology with painting, printmaking, photography, installation, and video. She has participated in several artist residencies including the Burren College of Art in Ireland and the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology on the Oregon coast. In 2021, Brie was awarded a grant from the Alexa Rose Foundation to create ecological prints along the Boise River Greenbelt, and in 2023, she curated the exhibition “River Time” in the Stein Luminary located at Boise State University.

Benjamin Hunt is an artist living in Boise, Idaho. He received a BFA from Cornish College and is currently an MFA graduate student and teaching assistant in Visual Arts at Boise State University. He is an interdisciplinary artist, working between painting, fiber and collage and enjoys repurposing narratives in materiality and mythology. He has shown in the International Contemporary Art Fair in Kirchberg, Luxembourg, The Van Gogh Art Gallery in Madrid, Spain, and Bellevue Arts Museum in Bellevue, Washington. 

This Teen Workshop is offered in partnership with Boise State University’s Department of Art, Design and Visual Studies.


Ticket Prices

$50, pre-registration required

Scholarships available!
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