Creating a Distinctive Art & Design Portfolio: For artists and non-artists

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About The Webinar

Are you eager to unlock the secrets behind a captivating portfolio that showcases your skills and expertise? The Royal College of Art, based in London, is the world’s number one art and design university and everyone’s portfolio is different.  This talk will help you understand what we look for in a strong portfolio, where Gary Clough, Head of Programme for the Art & Design Graduate Diploma, delve into the essential elements necessary to create an outstanding portfolio that captures attention and opens doors to new opportunities. In this webinar, you will be guided through the intricate process of building a portfolio that truly reflects your unique talents and sets you apart. Whether you’re a designer, photographer, writer, developer, or creative professional in any field, this webinar is tailored to help you shine.

What to expect in this Webinar:

  • Be able to build your own distinctive portfolio
  • Follow a current student’s RCA journey and how the AcrossRCA unit has amplified their practice
  • Hear about the Graduate Diploma, and 1-year MA, MFA, MDes, MRes, MArch, MEd degrees offered at the RCA, plus scholarship options, and how to apply.

About the Royal College of Art

Founded in 1837, the Royal College of Art is the world’s leading university of art and design. Specialising in teaching and research, the RCA offers degrees of MA, MPhil, MFA, MDes, MArch, MEd, MRes, Graduate Diploma and PhD across the disciplines of architecture, arts & humanities, design and communication.

A small, specialist and research-intensive postgraduate university based in the heart of London, the RCA provides 2700 students with unrivalled opportunities to deliver art and design projects that transform the world.

The RCA’s approach is founded on the premise that art, design, creative thinking, science, engineering and technology must all collaborate to solve today’s global challenges.

The RCA is home to more than 700 of the world’s leading academic and professional staff who teach and develop students in 30 academic programmes. RCA students are exposed to new knowledge in a way that encourages them to experiment.

The RCA runs joint courses with Imperial College London and the Victoria & Albert Museum.

Join the session and also get to meet a current RCA student to hear about their portfolio and their RCA experience. Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your professional presence and boost your career prospects. Reserve your spot today!

Gary Clough
Head of Programme

Gary has over 25 years’ experience in the higher education sector, with a specialist focus in international and transnational education. He trained initially as a stone carver at Hereford Cathedral. A graduate of Fine Art Sculpture from the University for the Creative Arts (1989) and the Royal College of Art (MA Sculpture, 1993; MPhil Sculpture and Animation, 2003). He has and continues to exhibit across the UK, Europe, US and China, from Tate St Ives to The Central Academy of Fine Arts Beijing.