Best Light Free Photoshoot & Personal Statement Workshop on Nov. 14th
Best Light is a free photoshoot event for all students in NYC who are planning to apply for a Scholastic Art & Writing Award. The deadline for submitting an application to the Scholastic Awards of New York City is Wednesday, December 16, 2015. In order to apply for this award, students must capture digital images of their work and upload them via Scholastic’s online system. In an effort to have your work seen in the best light, Parsons and The Alliance for Young Artists and Writers are partnering to give you an opportunity to have your work photographed.
The photoshoot will be hosted on Saturday, November 14th at Parsons. You can request your fifteen-minute time slot by registering for a ticket through this page. This is a free event but registration is required. Students are invited to bring up to 8 artworks to be photographed. Equipment will be available to photograph 2D (drawings, paintings, etc.) as well as 3D (sculpture, ceramics, etc.) works. Each student’s photographs will be transferred to an individual USB stick that they can take with them following the photoshoot. Click here to register.
Personal Statement Workshop (1-2pm) is a free event for all students in NYC who are planning to apply for a Scholastic Art & Writing Award. The writing workshop will be hosted on Saturday, November 14th at Lang. Participants will complete a short writing activity and followed by a dedicated space to ask questions about personal statements and writing exercises. Students are invited to bring personal statements they are currently working on, but it is not required. Click here to register.
A representative from the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers will be available to answer questions about the application process for the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Representatives from The New School will be available to answer any questions about admissions and financial aid.