grades 7th & older



Curriculum will assist high school and college transfer students in developing their portfolios for college admissions. Students will be encouraged to portray their inner voices in their body of works. Portfolios developed by students from Shineh Art Studio have historically been well received by college representatives. Furthermore Shineh Art Studio has periodic visits from representatives from notable art colleges for portfolio feedback and presentations at our studio!


* Activities include:

  • Potential opportunities to compete at local, state and national art competitions.
  • Lesson Plans tailored to individual students.
  • Invited to attend college presentations & provided with a chance to receive one-on-one reviews with each art school admission counselor/director.


September, 2020 - January, 2021

(week of Aug. 30 - Jan. 30)

No classes: Nov. 26 & Dec. 21 - Jan. 2


February, 2020 - June, 2020

(week of Jan. 31 - Jun. 19)



July, 2021 - August, 2021



^ "Burger Bombs" by Marisa L. (Oil on Canvas) - Accepted to SAIC, MICA, UC Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon University with scholarship.


Each Portfolio Prep student must bring his/her own art bin to every class.  Please purchase the folllowing art supplies: Drawing I, Drawing II, and Painting.


(3 hours/week)

* THURSDAYS 5:00PM - 6:30PM

* SATURDAYS 9:30AM - 11:00AM

TUITION: $375/academic month (8 lessons / 4 wks)

^ This digital piece is from a series on "Isolation" created by Evan C. currently being showcased on the College Board website. Evan is a "top scholarship recipient" from Maryland Institute College of Art in 2019.
^ "Rib-Caged" by Sheri G. - 12th grade (Digital Painting) - Got accepted to Cornell, NYU, UPitt, UMCP & MICA with scholarship.
^ A 12th grader in our Portfolio Prep is working on one of her RISD challenges. This young artist got accepted to RISD and PARSONS with scholarship.
^ "Lux En Tenebris" by Kern L. - 12th grade (Pen & Ink) - Received a National Silver Medal from the 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing.
^ Students working from live models
^ The representatives from SVA, Jon & Chris are having an one-on-one portfolio review with our student.
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