All High Art Expo

Every year in February, Daemen College hosts All High Art Weekend, which consists of a Portfolio Scholarship Day and the All High Exhibition.

Portfolio Scholarships

Deadline Extended!

Submission Deadline: Feb 20th
Winners Announced: Feb 27th

If you’re interested in pursuing a career in the arts, design, illustration, or animation, this is your opportunity to have your portfolio evaluated by Daemen professors and be in the running for a scholarship. 

Each year, two incoming students are chosen as Portfolio Scholars by the faculty based on the strength of their portfolio, academic potential, personal character, and leadership potential. Portfolio Scholarships are $5,000 and renewed annually provided the recipient maintains a 3.0 or higher GPA.

How to Submit

Students are asked to submit:

  1. A portfolio of 10-15 pieces of their best work
  2. A current high school transcript
  3. Two letters of recommendation OR one letter of recommendation and a brief statement of your artistic interests and goals

Find out more or enter.

NOTE

Scholarship Portfolios require more pieces than general admission portfolios.


All High Virtual Exhibition

Deadline Extended!

Submission Deadline: Feb 21th
Winners Announced: Feb 28th

The All High Art Exhibition is a juried exhibition open to all high school juniors and seniors enrolled in secondary programs throughout the region. Applicants have the opportunity to exhibit their work in our online gallery, and $27,000 of annually renewable scholarships will be awarded across nine categories.

Art Exhibition Scholarships

Scholarships are renewed annually provided the recipient maintains a 3.0 GPA or higher.

  • Best in Show: $3,000
  • Best Illustration: $ 2,000
  • Best Graphic Design: $2,000
  • Best Painting: $2,000
  • Best Photography: $2,000
  • Best Print: $2,000
  • Best New Media: $2,000
  • Best 3D Work: $2,000
  • Honorable Mention: $1,000

Find out more or enter at AllHighArtWknd.com.

Questions?
Contact the department for Visual & Performing Arts at vpa@daemen.edu.

Or email VPA Chair Dr. Waterhouse at rwaterho@daemen.edu or Professor Longson at plongson@daemen.edu for more information.