Amazing ESACA news!

Amazing ESACA news!

Update on accepts for our grade 12’s! So far we have had people accepted into post-secondary programs at schools including School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Parsons the New School of Design in NYC, Rhode Island School of Art and Design, OTIS College of Art and Design in LA, California Institute of the Arts, School of Visual Art in NYC, Savannah College of Art and Design, Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, University of the Arts in London, UK, the Art Academy of Cincinnati, Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia, Maine College of Art and Design, Maryland Institute College of Art, Oakland University, Ringling College of Art and Design, Kansas City Art Institute, Columbia College in Chicago, Cleveland Institute of Art, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Bradley University, La Sierra University, Arts University Bournemouth, University of Windsor, McGill University, University of Toronto, Concordia University, York University, Ryerson University, Carleton University, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, etc. etc.

At this point from our work on Portfolio Day 11, we have received over $11 million dollars in scholarship offers so far with all of April to go. Congratulations grade 12’s!

Congratulations to these ESACA students for being featured in the first edition of a new local online journal, including: William Bastianon, Evelyn Novak, Jayden Couper, Eva Macoretta, Jessica Jiang, Hana El-Sharabasy, Dessa Ely, Eva Blinova, Calla Soderholm, Violet Kumagai, Chloe Stanford, Amy Ai, Viva Egoyan-Rokeby, Ava Hall, Maya Kachra, Daria Khodabandehloo, Sylvia Dai, Lola White, Teira Pickering, Chloe Baker, Monet Parker, Malachi Sinclair-Dennis, Evelyn Barber-Rozema, Anika Poch-Mckee, Clare Connolly, Zach Johnson, and with three page spreads and interviews Tarana Tewari, and Amnna Attia! The journal can be found by clicking here

Congratulations to the twelve ESA students accepted to exhibit with the Albright Knox Museum in Buffalo, New York, this spring! The artists in the exhibition are Jessica Jiang, Ammna Attia, Julia Yoo, Dessa Ely, Abby Brock, Naomi Foster, Jessica Jiang, Lisa Doan, Clare Connolly, Monet Parker, Natalie Turcotte, and Sadie Withers. The exhibition will be on view April 30 to May 21 in two locations in Buffalo. Congratulations all! Information will be announced on the AK website here: https://www.albrightknox.org/

As we look towards finishing up post-secondary offers and accepts with our grade 12’s we are hoping to fundraise the amount required to build and maintain www.portfolioday.ca – please consider donating through the TDSB (and you will receive a tax receipt!) by clicking here

Thank you for all of your support!

M Varey