MCA Hosts National Portfolio Day

Contact: Carrie Corbett
Director of College Communications
ccorbett@mca.edu
901-272-5111

Oct. 4, 2013

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MCA Hosts National Portfolio Day

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis College of Art will host National Portfolio Day on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

National Portfolio Days are educational events for young artists held at colleges throughout the United States and Canada. Portfolio Days bring together students and experienced college representatives who review artwork, offer critique, discuss college plans and share information about their schools. The events provide a taste of what it would be like to attend a professional art college.

The day’s schedule is as follows:

10–11 a.m.: Registration and Campus Tours of MCA
11 a.m.–noon: Financial Aid, Careers in Art, Portfolio Preparation presentations
Noon–4 p.m.: Portfolio Reviews

The National Portfolio Day Association (NPDA) was created in 1978 and consists of representatives from regionally accredited colleges and universities that are members of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), which represents the highest standard of visual arts education available in the United States and Canada.

For additional information, visit www.portfolioday.net or contact the MCA Admissions office at 800-727-1088.


Memphis College of Art provides a rigorous curriculum in an intimate, diverse community to empower generations of leading artists, designers and educators to flourish professionally and contribute valuable ideas to society. The region’s only independent art and design college, MCA is fully accredited with expert, nationally renowned faculty and grants BFA, MFA, MA in Art Education and MA in Teaching degrees with graduates excelling in various careers across the country and internationally. For more information, visit mca.edu. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/memphiscollegeofart and on Twitter at @memphisart.