ART PROF Teaching Assistant Casey Roonan reviews a portfolio at our recent free portfolio review event this past June.
Getting professional trusted feedback is really tough to find if you are not currently enrolled in a degree program. Even more rare is the opportunity to have your artwork critiqued by not just one, but several seasoned art professionals. So many artists have written to me over the past three years, seeking advice and critiques on their artwork. I saw this gigantic void that I knew I could fill with the ART PROF Teaching Assistants, so that’s why we started offering audio and video critiques here on this blog and Crit Quickies on our Instagram.
Below are recent audio critiques I did with Teaching Assistants Casey Roonan, Lauryn Welch, and Sara Bloem. Listen here:
“Chelsea Rose”, acrylic paint on wallpaper and paint chips, 11″ x 17″
See more audio critiques we have done here!
Here are some thoughts from people who we have done critiques for:
“Thank you so, so much for such a thorough and honest critique. It is really difficult to find that sort of feedback. It is such a help to have a direction to explore.”
“Thank you so much for your encouraging words and constructive feedback. I’ve never had my work critiqued before so I was a bit apprehensive but you were all so well-meaning and gave me such good advice that I not only feel relieved but extremely grateful!”
“Clara, this was great for someone like me — I’m not in school and I haven’t really found a way to get thoughtful input on my art. Many of the critique comments highlight things I hadn’t explicitly thought about, so I am excited that pursuing these ideas may lead me to some interesting development. Thanks to all four of you!”
Below is a tiny slice of a video critique from the ART PROF prototype:
Now imagine if there was a page on our prototype that could consolidate all of the different kinds of critiques ART PROF has to offer. On the contrary, we don’t have to imagine! This critique page is already built, its just sitting on a server, waiting for the funds we need to bring make it public. See the page below!
If our Kickstarter campaign is successful, that means that several pages that like this one, and many more sections of our prototype will become free and accessible to the public. Donate before July 19! (Remember, Kickstarter is an all-or-nothing format. If we do not reach our goal, we will receive no funding.)
ART PROF is a free, online educational platform for visual arts for people of all ages to learn visual arts in a vibrant art community. Imagine all of the resources here on our blog, except exponentially bigger, in greater quantity, and in more detail. Our Kickstarter campaign hit its $30k goal on July 19! Get info on our future launch by subscribing to our email list.