Michigan National Portfolio Day

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NPDThis year's poster was illustrated by alumnus Chris Houghton (Illustration, 2010) On Sunday, October 27, 2013, CCS will host the Michigan National Portfolio Day from 12 pm – 4 pm.  National Portfolio Day is an event specifically for visual artists and designers. It is an opportunity for those who wish to pursue an education in the visual and related arts to meet with representatives from 35 colleges from the United States and Canada, accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (see list of participating schools below.) Representatives from each school will be available to review your artwork, discuss their programs and answer questions about professional careers in art and design.

Pre-Portfolio Day Workshops

Saturday, October 26, 2013

CCS will also offer free one-day workshops and campus tours for Precollege students planning to attend National Portfolio Day. Experience a college classroom and create some new work for your portfolio. This event will be held at the College for Creative Studies, Walter and Josephine Ford Campus. Registration is required by October 18.

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Michigan National Portfolio Day

Sunday, October 27, 2013
The event will be held at the College for Creative Studies, A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education.

Schedule of Events and Activities:

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
Bookstore Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Cafeteria Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Valade Gallery Exhibition: 8:30 – 5:00 pm
Careers in Art and Design and Alumni Presentation: Includes CCS alumnni Chris Houghton, Scott Lange, Veronika Scott and Bridget Sullivan. This presentation will be occur twice, for both early birds and late comers! View Alumni Bios
 9:00 – 10:15 am
10:30 - 11:45 a.m.

Portfolio Reviews from 12 — 4 p.m.

Michigan National Portfolio Day is free and open to the public, no reservations necessary. For more information on National Portfolio Day, please click on the following link at http://www.portfolioday.net, or contact Sue Enright, CCS Admissions Events Manager at (313) 664-7427 /

Schools Attending Michigan National Portfolio Day:
Alberta College of Art + Design
Art Academy of Cincinnati
Art Center College of Design
Bowling Green State University, School of Art
California College of the Arts
Cleveland Institute of Art
College for Creative Studies
Columbus College of Art & Design
The Cooper Union School of Art
FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
Grand Valley State University
Kansas City Art Institute
Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University
Lawrence Tech
Maryland Institute College of Art
Memphis College of Art
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Montserrat College of Art
OCAD University
Otis College of Art and Design
Paris College of Art
Parsons The New School for Design
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Pratt Institute
PrattMWP
Ringling College of Art and Design
Rochester Institute of Technology
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
School of Visual Arts
Stamps School of Art & Design, University of Michigan
University of Saint Francis, School of Creative Arts
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film
Western Michigan University Frostic School of Art

Directions to CCS's Taubman Center

460 W. Baltimore Ave
Detroit, MI 48202

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Visitor parking – The Woodward Parking lot is located on Baltimore between 2nd and Woodward and the Taubman Center parking structure is located on Baltimore between Cass and 2nd Avenue.

Directions

  1. Eastbound I-94 (coming from airport)
  2. Westbound I-94
  3. Southbound I-75
  4. Northbound I-75

Eastbound I-94 (coming from airport)

  1. Exit John R/Woodward Avenue (Exit 215c)
  2. Turn right (south) onto John R
  3. Turn right onto Hendrie
  4. Turn right onto Woodward
  5. Turn Left into Baltimore
  6. The entrance to the CCS parking structure is approximately 2 blocks west, on the left side of Baltimore.

Westbound I-94

  1. Exit Woodward Avenue/Brush (Exit 215C)
  2. Turn right onto Woodward (north)
  3. Turn left onto Baltimore (west)
  4. The entrance to the CCS parking structure is approximately 2 blocks west, on the left side of Baltimore.

Southbound I-75

  1. Exit Clay Ave/E Grand Blvd (Exit 54)
  2. Turn right onto E Grand Blvd (west)
  3. Turn left onto Woodward (south)
  4. Turn right onto Baltimore (west)
  5. The entrance to the CCS parking structure is approximately 2 blocks west, on the left side of Baltimore.

Northbound I-75

  1. Exit 53B towards I-94
  2. Merge onto I-94W via the left lane
  3. Merge onto M-10/JOHN C LODGE FWY via exit 215B
  4. Exit Milwaukee Ave (exit 4C)
  5. Turn slight right onto Baltimore Ave
  6. The entrance to the CCS parking structure is approximately 2 blocks east, on the right side of Baltimore.

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