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Caldwell University Art Department Portfolio Review Information

Portfolios for incoming students should be submitted any time before February 28th and will be reviewed by March 30th.

It is recommended you submit your work on a CD-ROM or Disc labeled with your name and email address. Include a numbered list of works, with dimensions, date and medium.

What artwork to include:

The portfolio should consist of approximately 10 to 15 works done within the last two years including three or more observational drawings and paintings in any medium.

You may also include: images of 3-dimensional work (sculpture or ceramics), graphic design projects, watercolors, collage, pastel, computer design work and photography. It is recommended you include one or more sketches done from life. You may include work done from your imagination but we recommend you not include cartoons or graffiti.

Mail In: Your CD/DVD should be sent to the address below. If you would like your work returned please include a SASE.

Drop Off: If you are planning to drop off your portfolio attach a label to the outside with your name, email address and phone number and a sheet inside with the same information.

Leave the portfolio with Elaine Maliszewski in the Visceglia Art wing. Her office number is 4146 and phone number 973-618-39 31. Office hours are 9:00AM to 3:30 Portfolios of actual artwork will not be returned by mail. You must pick up your portfolio shortly after March 30th.

We are aware that each student has had a different high school art experience and may not have had help developing a portfolio. If you have any problems or questions about the portfolio submission process please contact the admissions office or Elaine Maliszewski, 973-618-3931.

Mailing address:
Art Department
Attention: Elaine Maliszwski
Caldwell University
120 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006