Format: Preparing your Portfolio + Professional Writing for your Website

Delivered by a Format Expert, these workshops will look at preparing your portfolio and professional writing for your website.

Format: Preparing your Portfolio + Professional Writing for your Website

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Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 9:00am to 12:30pm

Delivered by a Format Expert, these workshops will look at preparing your portfolio and professional writing for your website.

RSVP to reserve a spot

 

Preparing your Portfolio: ART

Thursday, February 20, 9:00 - 10:30 AM

This presentation and demo will discuss the elements needed not only for building a successful online portfolio, but also how to present and promote your work to align with your goals beyond OCADU. Lead by Stanzie Tooth, a professional artist, former gallery director and Format Portfolio Specialist, this presentation will focus on fine art portfolios and ideas for promoting a fine art practice.

After the initial presentation, a demonstration will be given on the Format web building platform, showing students how to build their portfolios. Students are encouraged to bring their laptops to follow along with the demonstration and to ask questions specific to their Format sites.

 

Professional Writing for your Website

Thursday, February 20, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Learn to write about your practice for your professional website. This presentation will look at: “about me” statements, bios, artist statements, CVs and more.

Through this presentation students will; learn about essential writing for their website, help to frame their thinking about their goals for their practice, and how to relate these goals through their professional writing.

 

Please select tickets for each workshop you plan to attend.

Note: These sessions are only available to OCAD U students and alumni.

Venue & Address: 
Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers, Level 3, 115 McCaul Street, OCAD University
Website: 
http://bit.ly/FormatFeb2020

Your Creative Career: Preparing for the Design Career Fair

Are you prepared for the Design Career Fair on March 3? Wow employers by attending this half-day intensive series that covers all aspects of presenting your creative work in a career fair context. On February 18, the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers will be hosting workshops on resume and portfolio tips, and communication and presentation skills to help you bring your A game to the Fair.

Your Creative Career: Preparing for the Design Career Fair

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Are you prepared for the Design Career Fair on March 3?

Wow employers by attending this half-day intensive series that covers all aspects of presenting your creative work in a career fair context.

RSVP to reserve a spot

Presented by Scotiabank, the 2020 Design Career Fair attracts 300+ attendees pursuing careers in a variety of design disciplines, such as: Graphic Design, Illustration, Advertising, Industrial Design, Material Art & Design, Environmental Design, and Digital Futures.

On February 18, the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers will be hosting workshops on resume and portfolio tips, and communication and presentation skills to help you bring your A game to the Fair. Additionally, OCADU student Enna Kim will share how she produced and presented her portfolio and was hired at last year’s fair!

Part 1: Building A Strong Resume (Start time 1pm)

Part 2: Creating a Compelling Creative Portfolio (Start time approx. 2pm)

Part 3: Effective Communication & Presentation in a Career Fair Context (Start time approx. 3pm)

Note: These sessions are only available to OCAD U students and alumni (up to 5 years out). Others are not eligible to attend. Thank you for your understanding.

Venue & Address: 
Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers, Level 3, 115 McCaul Street, OCAD University
Website: 
http://bit.ly/YourCreativeCareerJan2020

Fall Study Week: October 10 to 13

A reminder that Fall Study Week is October 10 to 13, 2017.