Portfolio: History, Condition, and Prospects

An artist's portfolio is an edited collection of artwork intended to showcase an artist's style or method of work. Typically, the work reflects a depth in one area of work.
A key component is the editing of work. Regardless of the depth of an artist's, the editing process allows for a clean, concise presentation to the intended audience. You can add from basic knowledge of your art in your visual like resume in portfolio. Sometimes, an artist's portfolio can be referred to as a lookbook. (wikipedia)