Building a Portfolio: Creating Your Brand

Monday, July 12th - Thursday, July 15th
Application Deadline: EXTENDED THROUGH 6/23

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The Program: 
This course will create a space for students to explore their identity as a brand, resulting in a portfolio of art. Students will learn ways to produce art in a way which investigates one’s self as the platform to spark ideation.

Hiram Cray is an adjunct professor, artist, activist and is Alfred University's Assistant Arts Enrollment Officer in our Admissions department. Cray is currently overseeing Art Force 5, a group of artist individuals founded at Alfred University. Their mission is to “promote equality, inspire creativity, build community, teach history and sow empathy.”

You will attend classes and discussions via an online, virtual platform. Further information, including a detailed program schedule and online platform details, will be sent upon acceptance.

The cost is $100. A deposit of $50 is required.

How To Apply:
We are partnering with CampDoc (an online registration program) to better serve our campers and staff. CampDoc offers online registration and an electronic record system for campers. The CampDoc site is secure, encrypted and password protected. Only Alfred University Summer Health Staff will have access to camper information.

To gain access to our online application, please use the following link (we support the current and previous major releases of Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Safari):

Camp Registration Portal (CampDoc)
CampDoc Registration Instructions

Acceptance Next Steps:
The program director will evaluate all applications and determine who will be accepted. Acceptance and non-acceptance notifications will be sent via email. Once campers are accepted, they will be directed to pay the camp tuition and will be provided with the official schedule and online platform information. Any questions should be directed to Hiram Cray.

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9:00-9:30 Daily checking in, prompt warm up, review daily goals and outcomes

9:30-10:30 Lecture/presentation of ideas and tools


10:40- 12:00 Discussion & Workshopping ideas through sketching

12-12:30 Lunch

12:30-1:15 Case Studies, Reflection & Dialogue

1:15-3:30 Inspiration - making in response

3:30-4:30 Critique and recap

Alfred University is located in the peaceful village of Alfred in western New York State, where summer days are warm and nights are cool and comfortable. Surrounded by rolling hills and beautiful meadows and valleys, Alfred University is the perfect place to spend an enjoyable week learning more about a favorite subject and meeting other students who share your interests.

Whether considering candidates for admission or financial aid, applicants for employment or the management of its policies and school-administered programs, Alfred University does not discriminate on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion or disability. Alfred University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.