**Mandatory auditions will be scheduled via email through Natalie Fischer (nfischer@houstonisd.org) or Nancy Mendez (nmendez@houstonisd.org) after you have submitted your application. All auditions will be done virtually through Microsoft TEAMS and will begin in November 2020. 
    Audition Requirements: 
    Please email the following to Natalie Fischer (nfischer@houstonisd.org) at least one week before your confirmed audition date:
    • A portfolio* of at least 10 completed pieces. Pictures of your work are sufficient. 
    • A reflective piece of at least 250 words answering the following: Why do you want to be part of the Visual Art Magnet Program at Westbury?
      • This can be written in the content box of your email with your 10 pieces attached or a separate attachment in a Word Doc. 
    Please also be prepared to do a live drawing during your virtual audition. You should blank paper and a pencil ready. 
    *Your portfolio is of great importance to show the Visual Art faculty your abilities and interest area(s). 
    Should you need assistance preparing for your audition, please contact Natalie Fischer at nfischer@houstonisd.org or Nancy Mendez at nmendez@houstonisd.org.
    Session Length:
    30 minutes  
    We are happy to accept students of all experience levels. We ask that you please come prepared and display
    a commitment to your participation in the audition process and in the Westbury HS Magnet Program.