Visitors enjoy the 2011 MFA Graduate Exhibition at the Winery SF on Treasure Island.

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San Francisco Graduate National Portfolio Day
Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Free and open to the public
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,

The San Francisco Art Institute will be hosting the San Francisco Graduate National Portfolio Day (GNPD) on Sunday, October 27.

Graduate National Portfolio Days are designed for prospective students who are looking to further their education at the graduate level. Prospective MFA and MA students will receive feedback on their portfolios from colleges accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. In addition, these sessions provide the opportunity to learn more about the curricula, faculty, and application procedures at participating schools. The event is free and open to the public.

Participating schools include:

Art Center College of Design
CalArts (California Institute of the Arts)
California College of the Arts
College for Creative Studies
Columbus College of Art & Design
Cranbrook Academy of Art
Emily Carr University of Art + Design 
Laguna College of Art + Design
Lawrence Tech 
Lesley University College of Art and Design
Maryland Institute College of Art
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Memphis College of Art
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
New York School of Interior Design
Otis College of Art and Design
Parsons The New School for Design
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Pratt Institute
Rhode Island School of Design
Rochester Institute of Technology
San Francisco Art Institute
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
School of Visual Arts
Syracuse University, College of Visual & Performing Arts
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Stamps School of Art & Design, University of Michigan
Washington University in Saint Louis
Woodbury University, School of Media, Culture & Design
University of Pennsylvania, School of Design, MFA Program
Virginia Commonwealth University


For more details, visit the National Portfolio Day website.

For questions regarding San Francisco Graduate Portfolio Day please email

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