The practicum program is an intensive studio course taken by BFA students for degree completion. Interviews for acceptance into the program are held each year in late March. The following describes the process.
Student interviews for next year’s Practicum class will take place Tuesday, 26 March 2013, and Thursday, 28 March 2013. These interviews are conducted to adjudicate in advance whether the necessary prerequisites for the course to date are in place as well as provide students with individual feedback regarding the course and their current preparedness to meet its requirements.
These sessions will be 15 minutes each and will be conducted by two studio instructors in the department. A sign up sheet indicating a schedule of interview times will be available in the main office starting Monday, 4 March 2013.
There will be a Practicum Information Session concerning the course and the interview process in on Friday March 1st, 2013 at 1:30pm in VAC 249.
Students should come prepared to bring to the interview the following:
A printed transcript of grades in courses taken to date (Practicum requires VAS or VAH 380 or VAS 381, two 300 level studio courses, and a 70% average in all studio courses to date). Transcripts are downloadable from U.W.O. website.
A typewritten statement of a maximum one page length including:
Examples of 4 studio projects most representative of your current interests and direction. Work in all media is accepted; documentation is preferred: prints, cd’s, dvd’s and slides. Time-based works should be cued in advance and no more than two minutes will be viewed.
For further information e-mail Sky Glabush: firstname.lastname@example.org