Wednesday, December 7, 2011

portfolio thoughts

I've been working for MONTHS on this artist statement and progress is being made! As soon as I get all this gradschool stuff out of the way I will make a post about the awesomeness of Art Basel. In the mean time, here are some images I am considering for my portfolio because it is great to get feedback (hint hint hint). There are currently 22 images and schools ask for 15 or 20, so I need to take out 2, and then have 5 others that I can take out for the schools that want fewer.






















3 comments:

  1. Hey, you. My thoughts:

    - Strongest are numbers 7, 10, 12, 15, 21 and 22. I have an illustrative bias, granted, but I think cutting any of these would be a mistake.

    - Graphically weakest/most ambiguous are 4, 5, 11, 16 and 17. 16 could be a stunner with more attention to lighting, detail and physics.

    - What's the aim of the portfolio? Is it simply a showcase, or are you trying to make a point or complement your application in some other way? your thoughts might be helpful.

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  2. ged,
    i'm so so blown away by these. especially the charcoal pieces you're working on. my god, girl.

    jess.

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  3. also:
    4,5,6 -- there's a story there
    9,10 -- have a lightness to them
    11,12 -- different side to your work, very interesting
    15,16 -- end times
    18,20,21,22 -- your statement is in these pieces!

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