Step 1

Print and fill out the Saturday Academy Application or request that one be mailed or emailed to you by contacting saturdayacademy@gnomon.edu or calling (323) 466-6663.


Step 2

Submit two pieces of artwork in one or more of the following mediums: pencil drawing, painting, sculpture, digital painting, graphic design, motion graphics, 3D art, or animation. Please only submit high-quality photos or scans of the originals, at a maximum size of 8.5” x 11”. Artwork must not contain elements created by any other individual.


Step 3

Answer the following questions (2 – 4 sentences each) on a separate piece of paper and submit along with your printed application.

  • Why are you interested in applying to Gnomon’s Saturday Academy?
  • What are you hoping to gain from the experience?
  • What are the primary sources of your creative inspiration?
  • Describe your goals as an artist.
  • What artistic challenges have you encountered and how have you overcome them?
  • What research have you done on the visual effects, games, and entertainment industry?

Step 4

Collect and submit two (2) educator recommendations (teacher signatures on the application). These may come from teachers of any subject, school counselor, or administrator at your school.


Step 5

Submit your complete application form by mail or by emailing all documents to saturdayacademy@gnomon.edu Applications may be mailed to:


Gnomon’s Saturday Academy
1015 N. Cahuenga Blvd. Ste 5430i
Los Angeles, CA 90038


Students must submit a complete application at one time. Only complete applications containing all the above items will be reviewed.

IMPORTANT: Students must submit a complete application at one time. Only complete applications containing all the above items will be reviewed. Submitted artwork will not be returned.