POSTED: 03/29/15, 5:44 PM EDT | UPDATED: 2 HRS AGO
Image: N.F. Ambery - Special to The Register Citizen Robert Calafiore, assistant dean at the University of Hartford's art school; Power Boothe, professor of painting at the University of Hartford's art school; and Janet Nesteruk, professor of fine arts at Northwestern Connecticut Community College in Winsted conduct a question-and-answer session to a group of 40 participants during "Portfolio Day" at Five Points Gallery in Torrington on Saturday morning.
TORRINGTON >> Representatives from three area colleges evaluated local aspiring artists’ portfolios Saturday morning during the inaugural “Portfolio Day” program at Five Points Gallery at 33 Main St.
Forty high school and community college students looking to transfer schools also attended the gallery’s subsequent panel presentation entitled “Not All Artists Are Starving,” in which the college representatives outlined career possibilities in the visual arts today.