CCA Hosts National Portfolio Day January 15

CCA News | California College of the Arts

Who will be the next Frank Gehry, Annie Leibovitz, Kara Walker, or Quentin Tarantino? You might find them among the hundreds of creative young people who will descend on the San Francisco campus of California College of the Arts (CCA) for National Portfolio Day on Saturday, January 15. With portfolios in hand, these young hopefuls will be able to meet with representatives from 40 leading art colleges (see list below) accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

High school and transfer students and their parents are welcomed to attend. For more information, see undergraduate admissions news. CCA also offers information on how to create a compelling portfolio.

National Portfolio Day Schedule

Tours and financial aid presentations take place from 10 a.m. to noon.
Portfolio reviews take place from noon to 4 p.m.

Summer Program – Cal-State Summer School for the Arts

ATTENTION ALL TEEN ARTISTS, WRITERS, AND PERFORMERS ~ Cal-State Summer School for the Arts is an incredible 4-week summer opportunity for talented high school-aged visual, literary, media, and performing artists in California!  Students selected for this program are invited to attend a premier summer arts institute on the California Institute of the Arts campus in Valencia from July 9th to August 5th, 2011 and are designated as California Arts Scholars. Program costs include room, board, and tuition for the 4-week program for $1,500 and students with financial need are urged to apply for financial aid. CSSSA awards generous college scholarships to 3 students in each of the 6 categories – Animation and Film/Video, Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Theater, and the Visual Arts! Visit for application forms and program info. Deadline Monday, February 28th.