• Uploads

  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, png, gif.
    15-20 images
  • If media is password-protected please include password for viewing.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.

Please note the limitations on file sizes listed above. If you have any issues with the submission form or have any questions, email jschwadron@sierranevada.edu

Portfolio Guidelines

15 – 20 images of recent work

  • Images must be saved as .jpg, .png or .gif, under 2MB each.
  • The optimal image size for good image quality and fast upload is a maximum of 1280 x 1280 pixels @ 72 dpi.
  • Images must be correctly rotated for viewing.
  • Name each image with your name and a number, with the numbers corresponding to your inventory list.

Example:
LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME01
LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME02

  • If your work is best shown via video, you may submit up to 20 minutes of video files by linking to them directly on the web (Vimeo, YouTube, etc.).
  • If you are working with sound, you may submit up to 10 minutes of audio files by linking to them directly on the web (Soundcloud, etc.).
  • With all time-based media, please make sure to indicate Title, Medium, Duration and Date in the spaces for Title-Descriptions when submitting.
  • If media is password-protected please include password for viewing.

Inventory List

Please create a numbered inventory of the contents of your images or media, including title (in italics), medium, dimensions (height first), date completed, and a thumbnail image of the work in the right-hand margin. The numbers used in the inventory list should correspond to the numbering of your image files. You will upload this through Portfolio Submission as a PDF file, under 2MB.
Example:

  1. Title, oil on canvas, 50” x 40”, 2013
  2. Title, wood, aluminum, and plastic, 16” x 20” x 5”, 2014

Artist’s Statement

In 1-2 pages, contextualize your current studio activity and describe how your participation in the MFA will activate your work’s ability to intersect the world in a significant way. Please spend some time talking about why you feel the low-residency program at SNC would be a good fit for your practice. You will upload this through Portfolio Submission as a PDF file, under 500KB.


CV

1–3 pages listing current and recent employment, artistic involvement, and related skills/experience. Can be in resume or paragraph form. You will upload this through Portfolio Submission as a PDF file, under 500KB.

 

MFA-IA

Sierra Nevada College
Interdisciplinary Arts
Low Residency MFA

Location

1008 Tahoe Blvd
Incline Village, NV 89451

Contact

Julia Schwadron
Assistant Program Director
jschwadron@sierranevada.edu
P: (775) 831-1314 ext. 7492

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