2018 Student Portfolio Review
Join us for lunch and invaluable feedback on your portfolio from many of the greats from Western New York’s creative profession. Agency art directors, academic professors, successful freelancers and many other seasoned pros will be ready to review your portfolio and prepare you for success in your field. Currently enrolled juniors are eligible for scholarship awards for the top portfolios as picked by the pros.
The entire event will be structured like speed networking with a lunch break between two sessions of timed intervals. This way, every student is guaranteed feedback from every pro.
Note: The event can only accommodate 30 students so don’t delay in registering!
Where do the pro reviewers work?
You’ll be getting feedback from the top agencies and design shops in Buffalo: Crowley Webb, Delaware North, White Bicycle, Telesco Creative Group, Gelia, Newbird, dPost, Luminus, FIFTEEN, The Revs Agency, and FARM.
How long is the Portfolio Review?
FIve hours from 10:00am – 3:00pm
Do I have to register in advance to save my spot?
Yes, advanced registration required.
What does it cost?
It’s FREE for AAF Buffalo members
$15 non-members (why are you not a member when a membership is only $25 and gets you into multiple events for free?!?!)
The event will be held at Villa Maria College, 240 Pine Ridge Road, Buffalo, NY 14225, in the library (main building).
Should I bring my portfolio?
Yep. Polish up your portfolio and bring at least 10 résumés or business cards for pros to keep. If your portfolio is digital or has digital components, bring your device fully charged with your power cord and an extension cord just in case.
Where do I park?
There will be plenty of parking on Villa Maria’s campus. All parking is free and open to everyone.
Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. to begin check-in and set-up. Pros arrive at 10 a.m. so don’t be late!
See you there!