Department of Fine Art and Art History


New Students

We encourage freshman applicants to apply for scholarships electronically through SlideRoom. You will be prompted within your Common Application to submit a portfolio through SlideRoom after indicating your intention to study studio art or art history. There is an extra $10 SlideRoom portfolio submission fee, in addition to the general $65 application fee.

Please submit up to 10 images of your artwork that represent both your skill and concept development. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, portfolio reviews will be held electronically on the following dates:

  • December 5, 2020
  • January 23, 2021
  • February 13, 2021

Click below to sign up. We will email you a Google Meet link.

Portfolio Review

In addition to artwork, art history applicants may forward original research for scholarship consideration. You can forward a Word file or PDF to the department chair, Christi Harris, at

Current Students

We solicit scholarship applications in the spring of each academic year. You must submit a talent portfolio / writing sample electronically. Email for more information.

The studio art portfolio must consist of 10–15 of your best artworks, showing both skill and concept development. Art historians must submit a writing sample of 10–12 pages in length, along with a resume.

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