"I would not be where I am today without the education, opportunities (both in and out of the classroom environment) and experience that I received throughout my time at Marywood University. Most importantly, what stands out to me now are the relationships that I formed with former professors who have become lifelong mentors."

Cynthia Myron

Arts Administrator — Dept. of Art History, Virginia Commonwealth University
(BFA Sculpture, Marywood University)

Requirements & Guidelines

A portfolio review is required of all foundation year students. It is scheduled for April 2014 in the Kresge Room in the Studio Arts Center (SAC). There will be signup sheets at the main office on the first floor of the SAC.

You are required to register for ART 322: Foundations Portfolio Review (0 credits) during the Fall 2013 semester for Spring 2014 classes.

Bring the following to your review:

  1. Portfolio: Bring 2-3 examples from every studio course you have taken (or are currently taking) during your foundation year. Be prepared to explain the purpose of each project and how you did or did not meet objectives. You should have a total list of works, the class in which you did them, and the purpose of the assignment or project.
  2. Pre-approved exhibit entries
  3. Portfolio Review Checklist
  4. Visual Journal
  5. Activities Form


The purpose of this review is to provide students with feedback regarding their progress, area of emphasis, and future direction. It is intended to foster positive support and development.

All foundation year art students are required to register for ART 322: Foundations Portfolio Review. Although the review is for 0 credits, it is not optional and must be successfully completed to satisfy first year requirements.