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New York Art Studio - Portfolio Prep, Visual Art Classes in Manhattan:
Located in Midtown, Manhattan, the very heart of New York City, New York Art Studio (NYART) has stood in its place for more than 15 years to guide and inspire prospective artists and designers. Our institution specializes in portfolio preparation for specialized art high schools, undergraduate and graduate art programs, and even career. With thorough and caring guidance that our team strives to provide to each and every single one, our students have brought on remarkable results and admitted to the nation's top art programs at renowned art and design schools, such as Harvard, Columbia, Cornell, RISD, Cooper Union, FIT, Parsons, Pratt, SVA, CalArts, etc. Our general visual arts classes for all ages are also open to anyone on any skill levels with ongoing interests in art and the desire for further artistic development!

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Photo of Art School Portfolio Preparation in Manhattan, NYC- Portfolio preparation course for major art school admissions
- One-on-one mentoring through all projects based on skill levels
- Anyone hoping to build a portfolio for specialized art school admissions at a steady pace.
- No previous experience in art necessary
- Make a specialized art portfolio in a focused environment
- Specialized curriculum on an individual basis according to desired major and school(s)


- Most recommended for short-term preparation
- One-on-one mentoring through all projects based on skill levels and interests
- Efficient in both cost and time, since portfolio can be made within a comparatively short term
- Good for international/out-of-state students who want to save living costs in NYC by expediting the process
- Anyone on any skill level is welcome
- 12 weeks (roughly 3 months) of INTENSIVE course is equivalent to roughly 6-10 months of REGULAR course

- Anyone willing to commit full time to making a complete portfolio for summer
- High School students and international/out-of-state students welcome !
- Comes with the benefits of our INTENSIVE studio course AND special activities
- Workshops, portfolio reviews, art college information sessions, school visits, museum field trips.
- Lowest per-class tuition cost! SUMMER ONLY

- Recommended for any middle school students or under who wish to prepare a portfolio for specialized art schools (i.e. LaGuardia, Frank Sinatra HS, etc.)
- Emphasis on developing observational skills, expressing 3D object in 2D media, and understanding of light
- All students on any art skill levels with or without experience in art welcome !


- For students living outside of USA or NYC who still wish to build a strong portfolio with us
- Continuous communication with our instructor via email provided aside from actual online sessions

- Portfolio completion possible within 4 weeks!
- Most recommended program for anyone with the desire to make a high-quality portfolio within 4 months or shorter
- 1:1 Private instruction- Top US Art Schools/Ivy League graduated instructors’ guidance plus 24-hr email support
- In just 4 weeks, guaranteed completion of 12-15 pieces that support students’ desired school/major.
- The most effective and time-efficient with minimum time commitment compared to other regular classes
- For out-of-town/international students - safest, quickest way to finish a perfect portfolio (minimum living cost due to time-efficiency of the program)


- For ADULTS, KIDS, TEENS, and ANYONE INBETWEEN, with ongoing interests in art who hopes to develop artistic skills from scratch or further
- Anyone with the desire to build foundations based on creative use of a variety of different materials
- Focus on a specific field of art if you would like!
- Course curriculum can be customized for individual needs

NY ART STUDIO is authorized under Federal Law to enroll nonimmigrant students.
We issue I-20 to all students who enroll in any of our F1 Visa Programs below: 

- Portfolio preparation course for major art school admissions
- If you hope to build a portfolio for specialized art school admissions at a steady pace.
- No previous experience in art necessary
- One-on-one mentoring through all projects based on skill levels
- Anyone who needs to make a specialized art portfolio in a focused environment
- Specialized curriculum on individual basis according to desired major and school(s)


- Most recommended for short-term preparation
- Efficient in both cost and time, since portfolio can be made within a comparatively short term
- Good for international/out-of-state students who want to save money by expediting the process
- One-on-one mentoring through all projects based on skill levels
- Anyone on any skill level is welcome
- 12 weeks (roughly 3 months) of INTENSIVE course is equivalent to roughly 6-10 months of REGULAR course


- Customized portfolio making for your desired school and major
- One-on-one individual lessons with a CUSTOMIZED CLASS SCHEDULE for a strong body of work within a minimum time period
- More affordable and time-efficient with the highest satisfaction
- The highest chance of receiving scholarships
- Issues an official I-20 to students upon completion of the equivalent class hours as our full-time programs

- Provides workshops and complete studio access that help boost your artistic interest
- Designed to build a variety of basic art skills for non-art majors or anyone with/without previous art experience in a desired area of study
- Customized class schedule available !

NYART’s Admission Management Plan is a separate program from the regular studio courses and handles all the complicated steps in applying to Art and Design Schools and Universities around the world.

We help students prepare every aspect of the portfolio application process, offering follow-up support even after the submission! Contact us for details.

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Address: 333 Fifth Ave. 6Fl. Manhattan, New York City, New York , USA
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