Oogie Art

Oogie Art

4.7 (12)
10 employees
24 years in business

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Oogie Art Is The Most Successful And Oldest Portfolio Prep Schoolin the World. We have never failed our students and we have a 100% acceptance rate to the top 10 art schools in the U.S. 

In addition, 30-50% of our students use their portfolio as a supplements to gain admission and scholarship to the most selective universities such as Harvard and Stanford. 

Oogie Art Provides Counseling Services For Top 10 Art Collegesin the USA and Europe, Ivy League Consulting, Resume, Essays, Portfolio Description Services, and College Application Services. Through our one-to-one guidance, care, support, and fulfilling experiences,

Oogie Art has had thousands of students admitted to their dream schools. Here's Just A Small Sample:93 students to RISD, 150 students to Parsons, 10 students to Cooper Union, 3 students to Brown + RISD, more than 50 students to Ivy Leagues including Harvard, Yale, Stanford and MIT.Our Students Have Received A Total Of 43 Million Dollars In Scholarships.1,540 students have been awarded at the Scholastic Art Awards, sponsored by 60-70 premier art colleges in the USA.


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New York, NY 10001
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12 Reviews


  • Amy Hu

    I like working with Oogie Art because it is an independent studio class and I can work on what can help me with my portfolio. There is also guidance because the instructors with art backgrounds can help me think of ideas and give suggestions.

  • Olivia Na

    I like it because it helped me a lot for improving my art techniques and ideas. :)

  • Jamin Seo

    I like how everyone is working on their own projects and it is very independent. The teachers are very good at instructing the students on what they should improve on. The studio is very friendly and the art pieces that everyone makes is very impressive. Also, the projects are pretty big, which makes each one more interesting :)

  • Heather Yun

    I liked how the teachers pushed me to make ambitious pieces that were conceptually and technically interesting. I also liked that I was able to experience all sorts of materials like wire, oil and acrylic paint, charcoal, plaster, etc.

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

We first interview students to understand their background, goals, and where they're at to create an individualized curriculum. Based on this information, we begin to make a portfolio, making sure students have a strong foundation in technical skills. Along the way, we check in with students to see their progress, comfort with their work, and to make sure goals are being met. Towards the end we help students organize portfolio works for SlideRoom and create engaging artwork descriptions to compliment their application.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Drawing, Painting, Mixed media, Collage, Design.. 

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

We charge class plans for each semester, which run for about 21 weeks. Students have the option to sign up for 4 hour classes, which cost $100. We have two back-to-back classes available on the weekend and one, 4-hour class on the weekdays. Students must sign up for at least one class a week during each semester, and the number of classes per week goes up depending on their availability, goals, and the grade they're in. 

How did you get started teaching?

Our founder has been teaching for 35 years in all areas and levels relating to art education.

What types of students have you worked with?

We've worked with students ranging from middle school to college and adult students. 

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

In 2018 alone, 220 of our students received recognition from the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, 26 of those students received National recognition, and 3 of our students have been recognized by the YoungArts Foundation. 

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Teacher must have a strong technical foundation and a lot of experience to help students in conceptual and creative development. Additionally, teachers should care about the progress and development of their students.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

What are your college results / award results / programs?

Lessons offered

Abstract Painting Lessons Acrylic Painting Lessons Drawing Lessons Illustration Classes Oil Painting Classes Painting Classes Watercolor Painting Lessons