Foundation Year

Photo of Jeremy Cantor

Jeremy Cantor

BFA Illustration, Marywood University 1987
Full-time computer animation & story instructor at Ringling College of Art & Design

"After graduating with a degree in illustration, I worked as a tee-shirt artist, a graphic designer for a sign company, a freelance illustrator, a storyboarder, and a video game artist/generalist, before ultimately “settling” into the role of computer animator (and “rigger”) in the film industry."

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Your first year as an art student at Marywood is an important step in your development as an artist. To help make your foundation year a success, we offer a number of resources to guide you.

The foundation guide book is now online. Links to the specific content in the guidebook are provided:

Throughout the year, you'll have the opportunity to engage in several art related activities including attending exhibits and visiting artist talks, taking field trips, and participating in freshman portfolio review. Be sure to read our News & Events page for important details and information. We also encourage you to follow the Art Department on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and our blog, Where Creativity Works.