Continuing education classes are being taught remotely. Studio classes have live remote meetings. Basic requirements to take a class are an internet connection, computer, and an internet linked camera (like a cell phone). Most classes will be hosted through Zoom or MassArt Moonami. For specific course requirements, contact the CE office at or your instructor. New classes are being added, keep checking!

Portfolio Strategies: Building and Designing Your Portfolio


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This online course features the following types of interaction:

  • Live meetings
  • Live critiques

If you have ever assembled a portfolio, you know that it can be a daunting project. This workshop provides structure and guidance for artists/designers who wish to complete a professional, academic or personal portfolio. The workshop will meet three times as a group and each student will meet three additional times with faculty for one-on-one critiques.

Discussions will cover how to edit and order visual work, find the right format for your goals, establish a hierarchy for page layout, font size and sequence.

Students should have a body of work ready for organizing in a portfolio and a means through which work can be documented. Adobe Suite knowledge is preferred however work-arounds are possible. The final product will be a print-ready digital portfolio

Note: Class meets June 7, 14, and 28 (no class June 21).
Individual meetings will be arranged with each student.


Paul Paturzo is the former Acting Dean of Graduate Studies at MassArt.  Paul  holds a BFA in Architecture, Massachusetts College of Art and Design; M.Arch, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.