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The Art Institute of Atlanta

6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30328-1649   |    1.770.394.8300

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Our degree programs in the areas of Design, Media Arts, Fashion, and Culinary help you focus your talents and explore what you’re passionate about. In our collaborative environment, our instructors will guide and mentor you as we help you build the skills you need to start your creative career.

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The Art Institute of Atlanta is located in Georgia’s largest city. Here, you’ll learn in a region where history blends with the contemporary—a business and cultural center that provides opportunities for internships and creative growth.

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Creations Restaurant

Creations Restaurant is the student-run restaurant at The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Atlanta. The restaurant serves as the dining lab for the school's culinary students, offering a unique combination of real-world experience and instructional content.

Under the supervision of chefs and instructors, students create dishes in the kitchen and run all aspects of the dining room. From food ordering and preparation to guest seating and serving, Creations Restaurant is a complete instructional environment for students that offers a quality dining experience.

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Fern Mallis, Creator of New York Fashion Week, Speaks at Art Institute of Atlanta Fern Mallis, Creator of New York Fashion Week, Speaks at Art Institute of Atlanta

On August 3, 2016, Fern Mallis spoke to a standing room only audience at The Art Institute of Atlanta. Mallis discussed her early years at the Council of Fashion Designers of America and how she went on to create New York Fashion Week. Before the discussion, Mallis spent over an hour greeting guests and taking photos. 

 

During the lecture, Mallis shared details about herself and her career, and offered advice to students. She humbly discussed her many accomplishments and her belief in giving back to the community. Mallis also told stories about her famous designer friends, including Calvin Klein and Michael Kors.

 

Additionally, Mallis spoke about her book Fashion Lives, a hardcover coffee table book featuring some of the greatest American fashion designers.

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Chef Richard Ingraham to Provide Cooking Demonstration at The Art Institute of Atlanta Chef Richard Ingraham to Provide Cooking Demonstration at The Art Institute of Atlanta

On Monday, August 29, 2016, Chef Richard Ingraham will hold cooking classes and a private dining experience at The Art Institute of Atlanta. Chef Ingraham graduated from The Art Institute of Atlanta in 1998 with an Associate of Arts in Culinary Arts. He’s a private chef with clients including a professional basketball player—and he prepares meals for journalists and national corporations including Wal-Mart.

 

Chef Ingraham will lead a lecture discussing his career as a personal chef. He’ll also discuss trends in nutrition, tips for working with celebrities, and how chefs can grow their business. Chef Ingraham will serve as a guest instructor for the day. Current culinary students are required to obtain permission from their instructor and The Art Institute of Atlanta’s Culinary Academic Director, Chef James Paul, to attend the class.

 

Chef Ingraham will also award a culinary student from The Art Institute of Atlanta with a $1,000 scholarship. Student candidates will be nominated by Chef James Paul, will complete an application, and the winner will be selected by Chef Ingraham.

 

See http://ge.artinstitutes.edu/programoffering/310 for program duration, tuition, fees and other costs, median debt, salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

 

To request accommodations in connection with this event, contact the Student Affairs Department or program organizer in advance at 770.394.8300.

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Atlanta Students Talk about Cannes Experience, Promote Upcoming Film Festival at The Art Institute of Atlanta Atlanta Students Talk about Cannes Experience, Promote Upcoming Film Festival at The Art Institute of Atlanta

Students Tim Collins and Jillian Kibler, who premiered their film at The Cannes Film Festival, recently appeared on Atlanta’s CW  show “Focus Atlanta.” Their short film, Kiss of Death was accepted in the Short Film Corner at the Cannes Film Festival.

Jillian and Tim are pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Filmmaking & Video Production at The Art Institute of Atlanta. Their film debuted at the 69th Cannes Film Festival, May 11-22, 2016.

In addition to discussing their film, Kibler and Collins promoted an upcoming film festival that will take place Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at The Art Institute of Atlanta. The festival will celebrate Collins and Kibler’s work and give the public an opportunity to view their film. Kibler and Collins will also present a self-documentary that captures every moment of their journey to Cannes. Other students and alumni will participate in a media panel discussion. The festival starts at 5pm.

To request accommodations in connection with this event, contact the Student Affairs Department at 770.394.8300.

See the segment here:

http://cwatlanta.cbslocal.com/2016/07/25/july-24th-2016/

See ge.artinstitutes.edu/programoffering/314 for program duration, tuition, fees and other costs, median debt, salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

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New York Fashion Week Creator Discusses the Future of Fashion at The Art Institute of Atlanta New York Fashion Week Creator Discusses the Future of Fashion at The Art Institute of Atlanta

Meet Fern Mallis and get a signed copy of her latest book, “Fashion Lives: Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis”

 

ATLANTA (July 25, 2016) The matriarch of fashion is coming to The Art Institute of Atlanta on Wednesday, August 3, for Ai Atlanta’s Conversations with Fern Mallis. Fern Mallis is a visionary, known as the creator of Fashion Week in New York City. The fashion icon will talk to students about her award-winning career, the future of fashion and sign copies of her book “Fashion Lives: Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis.”

 

Mallis is also the creator and host of premiere conversations series Fashion Icons w/Fern Mallis at New York’s prestigious 92nd Street Y - Mallis assembled an incredible roster of guests for her now signature in-depth interviews, which included Calvin Klein, Donna Karen, Tom Ford, Oscar de la Renta and many more. Season six of the series will premiere on November 3, with designer Alexander Wang.

 

The event will begin at 5pm with a public meet and greet followed by Conversations with Fern Mallis moderated by Ai Atlanta’s Fashion Marketing & Management and Fashion Design Program Coordinator, Dr. Courtney Hammonds. The event will take place at The Art Institute of Atlanta, located at 6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, NE 100 Embassy Row, Atlanta, GA 30328.


For more information or to RSVP, contact Carole Carr at cccarr@aii.edu or 770-689-4986 or visit
facebook.com/artinstituteatlanta.

 

About The Art Institute of Atlanta:
The Art Institute of Atlanta is one of The Art Institutes, a system of over 50 schools throughout North America. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of South University or Argosy University. 6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA 30328 © 2016 The Art Institutes.  All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@aii.edu.

 

See aiprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

 

To request accommodations in connection with this event, contact the Student Affairs Department or program organizer in advance at (770) 394-8300.

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Notable alumni

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Yamil Little

Board Member, Bridge DA Gap

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Desmond Fannin

District Executive Chef , Sodexo Incorporated

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