Advanced Portfolio Development
Ages 14 – 19


Explore artistic boundaries, refine your observational skills, and develop a body of artwork that stands out from the crowd. Get feedback from the nation’s top college art programs.

10 Saturdays, 1:00-5:00pm
Feb 15, 22, 29, Mar 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4, 18, 25
Regular Price: nm: $680 • m: $646
at Pershing Studios, 45 Pershing Ave. Poughkeepsie, NY • Instructor: Rick Price
Registration Closes January 25

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Beyond outstanding skills, every college art program looks for students who have a unique point-of-view and personal style, showcased through the art in their portfolios. In this advanced-level class you will explore ideas and refine your observational skills to develop a body of work that stands out from the crowd. Representatives from the nation’s top college art programs will join sessions on a weekly basis to give presentations and offer you feedback on your artwork.

Rick Price has an MFA from Savannah College of Art & Design, is the chair of the fine art department at the Harvey School, and has extensive teaching experience at Buck’s Rock in CT, mural painting in San Francisco and Beacon, illustration commissions, and has exhibited his fine art work nationwide.

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To register multiple students, please complete a full registration for each student separately. 

For deposit or balance payments, please call The Art Effect at 845.471.7477.

Partial scholarships are available to those in economic need. Please email for an application, call The Art Effect at 845.471.7477, or follow the link here to access an application online.