Senior Project


An advanced mentoring course designed to build a strong scholarship portfolio. Prerequisite: Intermediate or Advanced Portfolio Development or a semester of the Art Institute Summer Intensive and another concurrent Art Institute course. Students completing the course will be given letters of recommendation from the Director as well as personal advocacy to the college of their choice. Registration is required to receive an entrance interview on Sept. 7th at 4:00pm.

Requirements: Students must come to the interview (September 7th, 4:00pm) with a theme concept (sketches and plans) for the 12 week course as well as a portfolio and sketchbook. Students MUST register for any one other course to be considered. Students are highly recommended to be registered for at least one art course in their high school during their senior year.

12 Thursdays, Sept. 14, 21, 28, Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 30,
Dec. 7 (no class Nov. 23) • 4:00–5:30pm
nm: $415 • m: $400
Instructor: Todd Poteet
at MSL Studios


Product Description

Todd Poteet is the Director of The Art Institute of Mill Street Loft and owner of Pen & Ink Creative, a graphic design firm. He holds a BFA in illustration and a Master’s in art education, and has taught at Pratt Institute’s Saturday School & LaGuardia HS for Visual and Performing Arts. He is the recipient of prestigious awards including: the “Friend of the Arts Award”, the Dutchess County Executive Arts Award for Art Education, The “40 Under 40 Shaker Award,” and the “Congressional Medal for the Arts.”

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Partial scholarships are available to those in economic need. Please email info@millstreetloft.org for an application or call Mill Street Loft ARTS at 845.471.7477.

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