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The Art Institute of Fort Worth, a campus of South University

7000 Calmont Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76116   |    1.817.210.0808

"I found what makes me happy, what I love, what makes me want to wake up every single day."

-- Angelo Rosa, Associate of Applied Science, Fashion Design, The Art Institute of New York City, 2014

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Open House Open House
Event Date: 4/12/2014 
Saturday April 12, 2014

Explore our community and discover a place where talent is shaped for the creative workforce of tomorrow!

Maybe you’re ready to make a decision about your future - or maybe you still have a few questions.  In any case, College Information Day is the time to get the answers you need and start imagining your future outside the box.

Design | Media | Arts | Fashion

At this event, you’ll have an opportunity to:

  • Tour and get a feel for our school
  • Learn about our programs
  • Chat with faculty and staff
  • Learn about tuition, fees, and other costs
  • Review financial aid and payment options*
  • Learn about the application process

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*Financial aid is available to those who qualify
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The Art Institute of Fort Worth Students and Faculty Participate in Visionary Awards The Art Institute of Fort Worth Students and Faculty Participate in Visionary Awards

The Fourth Annual Visionary Awards announced the winners of the Rahr & Sons Brewing Company label design competition.  This year’s competition called to action the outstanding up-and-coming Fort Worth artists to create a custom label to wrap a specially crafted autumnal beer by Rahr & Sons.

Five Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design students from The Art Institute of Fort Worth, a campus of South University, entered the competition and all five were chosen as finalists. Cathy Lincoln, Chelsea Vinson, Tyler Graver, Leticia Andrade, and Joe Melgoza, last year’s Rahr & Sons winner, all submitted interesting, creative designs, although none of them received the top prize.

The Art Institute of Fort Worth was also well represented by Campus Director Lourdes Gipson, who served as one of the guest speakers at the event.

Read more about the Fourth Annual Visionary Awards here.

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The Art Institute of Fort Worth is one of The Art Institutes, a system of over 50 schools throughout North America. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options are subject to change. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of South University or Argosy University. The Art Institute of Fort Worth, a campus of South University, is located at 7000 Calmont Avenue, Suite 150, Fort Worth, TX 76116. ©2014 The Art Institutes International LLC.

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Teacher Highlight Teacher Highlight

Congratulations to Leigh Ann Williams, one of the lead faculty members of The Art Institute of Fort Worth, a campus of South University.  She is an emerging artist who resides in Fort Worth, Texas. Leigh Ann received a BFA in printmaking from Texas Christian University in 1993, and an MFA in painting from Texas Woman’s University in 2010. She has been an art educator since 1998.  She has received numerous awards and recognitions as an educator and an artist. Recently she has been featured in the October issue of Indulge magazine, for her work on her kitchen backsplash made in stain glass.  For the full article please see http://digital.indulgedfw.com/Olive/ODE/Indulge/.

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The Art Institute of Fort Worth Announces 3rd Annual Art Educators Appreciation Gallery Show Call for Entries The Art Institute of Fort Worth Announces 3rd Annual Art Educators Appreciation Gallery Show Call for Entries

This March, The Art Institutes system of schools (“The Art Institutes”) will have more than 50 Art Institutes locations in the United States host “What Those Who Teach Can Do,” a national collaboration of gallery shows paying tribute to talented art educators across the country. In Fort Worth, The Art Institute of Fort Worth, a campus of South University, will feature local high school art and media educators’ artwork in a month-long exhibition to celebrate their creativity, and thank them for positively affecting the lives of so many students.

“We’re turning the tables on our educators and focusing on their passions and creativity,” said Charles Restivo, president of The Art Institutes. “The collaboration of galleries is the stage we set to celebrate our teachers’ commitment to preparing our area high school students.”

This year will mark The Art Institutes’ third celebration highlighting educators’ artistic work, commitment and passion. If you’re a high school arts and/or media teacher or know of a teacher that may be interested in submitting their work, please visit http://whatteacherscreate.com/ for information about “What Those Who Teach Can Do” at The Art Institute of Fort Worth.

Artwork for submission can include, but is not limited to, painting, mixed media, sculpture, ceramics, audio/video, design, digital media, film, photography, illustration, culinary images and/or fiber arts. There is a limit of one entry per participant, and all art must be exhibition-ready for immediate installation.

Anyone can nominate a teacher to submit their work. Once nominated, the nominee will receive an email notifying them of their nomination along with information on how to submit their artwork. Entries are being accepted, and entry deadlines vary by campus.

For all details regarding local exhibition dates and gallery receptions, please visit http://whatteacherscreate.com/.

The Art Institute of Fort Worth is one of The Art Institutes, a system of over 50 schools throughout North America. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options are subject to change. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of South University or Argosy University. The Art Institute of Fort Worth, a campus of South University, is located at 7000 Calmont Avenue, Suite 150, Fort Worth, TX 76116. ©2014 The Art Institutes International LLC.

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