Pre-College Programs

2D Visualization

Virtual Studio for grades 9-12

Interested in graphic design? Get your start in 2D Visualization!

2D Visualization is an online class introducing students to fundamental visualization skills used by artists and designers when working creatively in two dimensions. Students will gain familiarity and hands-on experience with a variety of two-dimensional practices and media.

This online class is designed to introduce content synchronously and asynchronously. This format will give students opportunities to get direct feedback from their instructor and time to build their skills and to apply new concepts. Analog, digital, and lens-based media will be employed. Lectures, demonstrations, handouts, and slides will enhance covered material.

2D Visualization meets synchronously online Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-7:00 pm for a total of twelve sessions.


Asynchronous Programming begins April 26, 2021
Synchronous Programming: May 4 - June 10, 2021 / Tues & Thurs, 5:30-7pm ET


Application Available: February 1, 2021
Early Action Deadline: March 1, 2021
Application Deadline: April 1, 2021

The following materials are required:

  • A portfolio of 5-8 images of your work
  • A 250 word personal statement
  • High school transcript

Participation in 2D Visualization costs $165. This program fee covers instructional materials and shipping costs.


Scholarships are available to select students who have been accepted into the program. Students seeking financial assistance for Stamps Pre-College Studios must complete the “Financial Assistance” section of the SlideRoom application with the help of a parent/guardian and provide all required materials. A limited number of full and partial awards will be provided to students who demonstrate need and merit.


Contact us with any questions about our Pre-College programs.