Submission of the portfolio must include the following original works:
Section l: Fine Arts and Applied Arts
- Art/Fine Art: sketchbook, painting, sketches, drawings, in a variety of mediums.
- Applied Art: photography, pottery, sculpture, embroidery, weaving, fabric arts, knitting, bead work, etc.
Section ll: Computer and Math Skills
Computer skills: Spreadsheets, documents, PowerPoint, word documents, auto-cad patterns and exercises, computer generated artwork, etc. Note: Basic computer skills are required.
Math Skills: a short math exercise involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of fractions and decimals may be administered during the interview session.
Section lll: Garments
Garments made by the applicant can be from commercial patterns, draping or applicant’s drafts. Garments will be assessed according to handling of fabrics, complexity of application, construction and finishing details. A variety of garments demonstrating a range of techniques is required.
In a well-developed 500-word essay, describe your understanding of the fashion industry and explain why you have chosen fashion as a career.
Résumé and Letter of Reference
In a professional format, provide a current résumé outlining your education, work experience, special awards, volunteer and leadership experience.
Letters of reference from teachers, employers, club leaders and/or coaches are required.