Big Awesome Student Portfolio Day

AIGA Reno/Tahoe presents the fourth annual:


Portfolio day is a chance for you to practice your presentation skills and get valuable feedback from local professionals about your design work and resume in a no-risk environment geared at preparing you for the professional portfolio presentation process.

All students will have the opportunity participate in portfolio reviews with design professionals, a roundtable on how to improve your resume, a Q&A roundtable with industry experts, and receive a professional head shot.


Thursday, May 21, 2015
5:30pm - 7pm
The Founder's Room
Nevada Museum of Art


$10 - AIGA Members
$15 - Non-Members
$25  - Day of Registration
$50  - Join AIGA 
FREE for Professionals


Bring 7-10 pieces of your best work from your portfolio, as well as multiple copies of your resume and business cards. If you plan on showing interactive or rich-media work, please bring a fully-charged laptop. WiFi will be available.



5:00pm - 5:30pm     Check-in and pick-up name badge, set-up your portfolio

5:30pm - 5:40pm     Welcome and Introductions. Students will be split into 2 groups and switch after 1 hr

5:45pm - 6pm     Group 1 - Portfolio Review

6pm - 6:15pm     Group 2 - Break Out Sessions: Head Shots, Resume 101 & Professional Q&A

6:15pm - 6:30pm     Group 1 - Break Out Sessions: Head Shots, Resume 101 & Professional Q&A

6:30pm - 6:45pm     Group 2 - Portfolio Review

6:45pm - 7:00pm     Closing Remarks & Award Announcement



After registering, email your bio, résumé and 3 digital samples of your best work by May 18, in RGB JPG, PDF or QT format to Please provide your name, phone number, email address, and location of the school you attend. 


When & Where
Thu, May 21, 2015 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
Nevada Museum of Art
160 West Liberty Street
Reno, NV 89501