Visual Arts

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Showcase your best work

A portfolio is a compilation of work created in various mediums that reflect your talent, creative process, knowledge, interests, skills, and artistic development. An entry portfolio for the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at UFV includes both visual and written requirements.

What to include

Your submission must include the following:

  • Portfolio: 10 to 12 pieces of creative work
  • Three reflections
  • Résumé

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Admissions are competitive. Early submissions have priority in the review process.

International applicants

International applicants should follow the portfolio guidelines provided and use the deadlines for academic programs listed on the UFV International website.

Submission deadlines

  • Apply online for the Fall 2020 intake.

    International Application Deadline: April 1, 2020

    Domestic Application Deadline: April 30, 2020 


          International Application Deadline: April 1, 2020 

          Domestic Application Deadline: April 30, 2020 



BFA and VA Diploma Admissions Timeline Fall 2020

BFA and VA Diploma Portfolio Requirements Fall 2020

"My time spent in the in the Visual Arts Dept. at UFV was the most exciting and rewarding educational experience of my life. The program was engaging, challenging, and most importantly inspiring".

  • – Eduardo Dioses
  •    BFA Alumni
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