Syllabus & Class Structure

Art Portfolio Syllabus 17-18

Name____________________________________________________ Date_________________________

Piece Title: _________________________________________________/ Concentration #:_______

ARTIST STATEMENT MUST BE COMPLETED ON BACK OR PIECE WON’T BE GRADED!

Score:_________ / 6

CONCENTRATION COMPOSITION

Value Assessment criteria Self-Evaluation

6

EXCELLENT

A. concentration + work are unmistakably / coherently integrated

C. clearly demos original vision+ innovative ideas / risk-taking

D. Evocative / engaging theme is sustained through most of work

E. thorough understanding design principles /technically excellent

F. work conveys successful transformation and growth

H. Visual reference is transformed in the service of personal vision

A C D E F H

5

STRONG

B. evidence of thoughtful decision-making / discovery

C. generally shows original + innovative ideas

D. Engaging theme is clearly present in much of work

E. effective understanding / application of 2-D design principles

F. work generally conveys a sense of transformation and growth

G. Technically strong: material + media used well to express ideas

B D C E F G

4

GOOD

B. Some clear decision-making and discovery are evident

C. Concentration demos some originality and innovative thinking

D. Clear theme that engages viewer in some of work is discernible

E. work is inconsistent, but good use of design/ principles

F. some growth but work may be repetitive

G. good technical competence and use of materials, idea not always working together

H. images have been manipulated to express individual ideas

B C D E F G H

3

MODERATE

B. decision-making is sporadic, little sense of investigation

C. emerging attempts at originality and innovative thinking

F. transformation may be discernible; growth is limited

H. appropriate photographic sources are direct representations

B C F H

2

WEAK

B. Decision-making is lacking; appears inadequately thought-out

C. unoriginal/ awkward us of materials / little vision

F. work is mostly repetitive , only a few pieces show growth

B C F

1

POOR

E. very little understanding of design / principles

G. very little technical competence; it is naïve and lacks skill

H. work are obvious direct copies; no student vision

E G H

Please write a 100 word statement about this piece & how it relates to your overall concentration body of work. Be clear about the intention behind you piece & use art vocabulary.

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Name____________________________________________________ date_________________________

Piece Title: ______________________________________________________/ Breadth #:________

ARTIST STATEMENT MUST BE COMPLETED ON BACK OR PIECE WON’T BE GRADED!

Score:_________ / 6

BREADTH COMPOSITION

Value Assessment criteria Self-Evaluation

6

EXCELLENT

A. work shows application of 2-D design elem &princ to a broad range of design problems

B. Original vision/ variety of innovative ideas/risk taking

C. demonstrates broad range of intentions and approaches

D. Evocative / engaging viewer : is sustained through most of work

E. Thorough understanding design principles /technically excellent

A B C D E

5

STRONG

A. work shows application of 2-D design elem &princ to a range of design problems

B. range of original, innovative ideas and effective manipulation of elem & princ of design

C. demonstrates variety of intentions or approaches

D. most of work engages viewer / work suggests confidence

E. technically strong / material/media used well to express idea

F. strong sense of student’s vision

A B C D E F

4

GOOD

B. demonstrates some originality, some innovative thinking of design

C. variety of intentions or approaches, but not all successfully shown

D. work engaging but not confident or confident but not engaging

E. good technical competence and use of materials but ideas do not always work together

F. students vision is discernible

B C D E F

3

MODERATE

A. work shows superficial application/ limited range of design proble

B. some original ideas / some attempt at innovation

C. limited varied of approaches

D. work is emerging. Confidences is questionable

E. some knowledge of use of materials and media

A B C D E

2

WEAK

A. work is weak / limited range of decision problems

C. unoriginal / does not clearly demonstrate a variety of intentions

D.E.F. awkward / direct copies / little about work engages viewer

A C D

1

POOR

B. no original or imaginative ideation in work / trite or simple

D. work does not engage the viewer

E. work is inept / use of material and media is naïve and lacks skill

B D E

Please write a 100 word statement about this piece & why it should be in your breadth section of your portfolio. Be clear about the intention behind you piece & use art vocabulary.

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