As you complete the application you will be required to enter your recommender’s name, title, email address, phone number, organization and your relationship to your recommender, along with a personal message to your recommender.
An automatic email will be sent to each of your recommenders with instructions on how to complete the process.
SFAI will return any disbursed Title IV funding to the Department of Education and the student will be responsible for any charges due to SFAI as defined by the financial policies in the Student and Campus Handbook.
Summer-start students have until the last day of the fall semester following their term of matriculation to submit final official documents.
Submit your portfolio and artist statement via Slide Room.
For BFA applicants, your portfolio is a chance to introduce yourself and may include examples of your artwork across several different mediums or artwork you created within one medium.Creative writing, journals, and proposals may also supplement visual submissions.Show us what you’re made of with 10–15 digital images and/or 3–4 video clips.The Founding Collection bears similarities to other collections of German art established around the same time, most notably those belonging to American art collector and merchant Hugo Reisinger and New York Philharmonic Orchestra conductor Josef Stránský.In addition, the Frye Collection includes many of those artists whose paintings appeared in important German art exhibitions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Albright Art Gallery in Buffalo, and the Art Institute of Chicago between 19.You may also include artists and outside sources that have influenced you.For BA applicants, the critical essay is a chance to demonstrate your writing skills and your ability to articulate a personal vision.Manuscripts should advance the understanding of American art, demonstrating new findings and original perspectives.The prize winner will be given the opportunity to work toward publication in , the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s scholarly journal.If your school has the option to send official transcripts through an online service other than Parchment, these should be sent to [email protected] your school requires official transcripts to be sent by mail, please mail to the following address: ADMISSIONS San Francisco Art Institute 800 Chestnut Street San Francisco, CA 94133 Please take a screenshot or save a PDF of your transcript request to attach to your application in Slideroom. If you have not requested an official transcript yet or your degree is still in progress, you can attach an unofficial copy of your transcript to your application in Slideroom.