Show Me The Money


Dear instructors and students,

You are invited to attend Friends University’s “Show Me the Money” portfolio day from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. This event is free and lunch will be provided.

View the schedule of events

Students will learn how to prepare their portfolio when applying to college for scholarships in the following areas: studio art, graphic design, computer graphics, art education and media. They will also have an opportunity to have their portfolio critiqued by the professors at Friends University. The critique sessions will be 10 minutes and a limited number of students will be able to participate. Critiques will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Friends University admission staff will be available for campus tours and to answer questions.


Registration is required to attend this free event and for the portfolio critiques. The deadline for registration is 5 p.m., Monday, October 1, 2018.

Visit the registration form to register for this event and to sign up for a portfolio critique.

Event Schedule

8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Registration – Garvey Art Center

9 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.
Welcome – Dr. Amy Bragg Carey, University President

9:10 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.
Guest Speaker – Dominic “Dangerdom” Flask

Product Illustrator at Coinbase.

Flask is a designer and illustrator who works hard to make the world a beautiful and more interesting place to live in…one small piece at a time. He has crafted delightful pixels for the likes of Dropbox, Uber, Facebook, Google and a wide variety of technology startups.

10:10 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Demonstrations for preparing portfolio
Break up into groups
Group 1: studio art, graphic design, computer graphics, art education
Group 2: television/digital multimedia

11:45 a.m. – Noon
Wrap-up session

Noon – 1 p.m.
Lunch and panel discussion
(current Friends University students will be speaking)

1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Student portfolio critique
(You must sign up by 5 p.m., Monday, October 1, 2018)

Express Decision
When you participate in Show Me the Money, you can bring a copy of your high school transcript and ACT/SAT scores to the event and receive an on-the-spot admission decision. If you are a qualified “Express Decision” student, you will receive a letter of admission and institutional merit letter before the end of the event. We encourage applying online prior to the event.

Registration is required to attend this free event and for the portfolio critiques. Visit the Show Me The Money registration form to register. Registration ends Monday, October 1, 2018

For more information contact:
Robyn Mabe, Administrative Assistant – Fine Arts
316-295-5548 • 800-794-6945, ext. 5548