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Student artists offered special opportunity to learn about art and design education at WCSU: WCSU faculty to review works by local artists at Portfolio Day Dec. 2

DANBURY, CONN. — The Western Connecticut State University  Department of Art  will offer an opportunity for students interested in pursuing an education in art and design to have their works reviewed by members of the WCSU art faculty during a “Portfolio Day” event from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in Room 145 of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university’s Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury.

Participants are invited to bring in selections from their works or a digital portfolio, and will meet individually with professional artists who teach at WCSU. Faculty members will critique portfolios to provide feedback and guidance on works presented and also will be prepared to discuss professional career opportunities in art and design, as well as concentrations for study in the Art Department’s Bachelor of Arts program.

The public is invited and admission is free. Attendance is especially encouraged for high school and college transfer students interested in the fields of art and design, as well as their parents, teachers and guidance counselors. Registration is requested and should be made online at

For more information, contact the Department of Art at (203) 837-8403.



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