2017 Student Portfolio Review

You've worked hard to build your skills and to create an amazing portfolio that showcases your talent. Now it's time to see where the rubber hits the road and find out how ready you really are at the AIGA Detroit Student Portfolio Review. Get valuable feedback from professionals in the field, as well as, presentations on a variety of design-related topics.

This year's keynote address will feature Shogo Ota of Tire Man Studios, based out of Seattle, WA.


  • $20 AIGA Student Members | $25 at door
  • $40 Non-Student Members | $50 at door

Thank you to our sponsors this year:

  • DOW Chemical
  • SVSU Career Services
  • Vitamin T

If you are interested in promoting Portfolio Day 2017 at your school, you may use this promotional poster.

Breakout Sessions

1 - Improving Your Resume
Thomas E. Barnikow
Assistant Director - Career Services, Saginaw Valley State University

2 - The Art of the Interview
Thomas E. Barnikow
Assistant Director - Career Services, Saginaw Valley State University‚Ä®

3 - Design and the Law
Meaghan Barry
Assistant Professor of Graphic Design
Graphic Design Program Co-Director
Graphic Design Internship Coordinator
Oakland University

4 - Job Searches: Finding Your Focal Point
Jonathon Russell
Associate Professor of Graphic Design
Chair, Department of Art and Design
Central Michigan University


Take M-84 Bay Road
to College Drive West
Go to the first stop sign, and turn left on University Dr.
and turn left into J2 parking lot.
Park in J2 or J3
Walk to Curtiss Hall

When & Where
Sat, Mar 25, 2017 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saginaw Valley State University
7400 Bay Road
University Center, MI 48604
Currently Registered