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Annual Portfolio Day

Sat, Apr 8, 2017 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Art Academy of Cincinnati
1212 Jackson Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Annual Portfolio Day brings together educators, professional designers and art directors to review the portfolios of graduating AIGA Cincinnati student members. Students will have the opportunity to present their portfolios to 3-4 professionals from the visual communications field. 

(Please note: Students must be AIGA Student Members to participate for FREE, as well as being in their graduation year.) Non-member students can participate for a cost of $35. Keep in mind AIGA membership at the contributing level only costs $50 annually, and will include free or discounted participation to many upcoming events, as well as tons of national benefits. Check it out at

Students, please note that if you are an AIGA Student Member, you must go through the AIGA Cincinnati website, log in, and then sign up for the event in order to get the member price. 

Event Schedule

9:30 -10:00 - Student Check-in & Set Up / Continental Breakfast

10:00 -10:30 - Review Session I

10:30 -11:00 - Review Session II

11:00 -11:30 - Review Session III

11:30 -12:00 - Review Session IV

12:15 - Awards

Portfolio Tips and Limitations

Participants will have a table space approximately 3 x 4ft. on which to display their portfolios. Show only your best work—no more than ten to twelve pieces. (Some reviewers may only look at a few pieces based on their preference.) Plan to bring your own laptop to present a digital portfolio.

AIGA Portfolio Scholarship Awards

Scholarship awards will be made to the top three portfolios, judged by the AIGA Cincinnati Board members. After registration, please send a PDF portfolio of 10-12 pieces to in order to be considered.


Please go here to register as a reviewer. 

For additional information or general questions, please contact:

Emmanuel De Roquette:

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