Portfolio Day: “Artists Are Thriving”

Five Points Gallery

Mar. 12, 2016, 10:00 am

33 Main St.
(860) 618-7222


Torrington, Conn. —- Five Points Gallery, 33 Main Street, Torrington, invites the public to attend PORTFOLIO DAY, a free event to be held at the Gallery on Saturday, March 12 from 10am to 1 pm.

Representatives from the three consortium colleges affiliated with Five Points Gallery – University of Hartford/Hartford Art School, University of Connecticut and Northwestern Connecticut Community College – will be on hand to answer questions on college programs and career opportunities. At 11:30, there will be a presentation on, “What It Means to Be an Artist Today”. Question and answer period to follow.

High school students, freshman through senior year, and community college students interested in transferring to four year schools are encouraged to attend as are adults who would like to learn more about college art programs as they pertain to career change or personal enrichment.

A formal portfolio is not needed; attendees may bring in as little as one piece for feedback and advice. In addition, those attending Portfolio Day will have the opportunity to talk with current college students of all ages about what to expect in college art classes.

Professional artists will also be available to share information regarding art and design careers in the 21st century.

This promises to be a fun and enlightening day for all!


For more information about Portfolio Day and Five Points Gallery, please visit the website at http://www.fivepointsgallery.org/portfolio-day-2016.html/ and http://www.fivepointsgallery.org/; Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/FIVEPOINTS.Torrington or call Five Points Gallery at 860-618-7222.

*Snow/Rain Date: Saturday, March 19.

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