Your vision, realized.
Design is more than art for art's sake. It grabs attention, tells a story, persuades, and inspires action. Here, you'll have the opportunity to learn how to make design work hard.
Graphic & Web Design
Prepare to become a graphic designer with interactive skills or a web developer with design skills. Learn the basics and then choose a print or interactive concentration.
Web Design & Interactive Media
You can develop the creative and technical skills to design content for traditional and mobile web devices, including responsive websites, mobile apps, and e-books.
Design & Technical Graphics
Calling creative thinkers who can develop visual simulations using CAD, 2D and 3D digital imaging, technical illustrations, and business graphics.
Meet our Faculty
Patrick Brunelli-GuerraCulinary Arts
"Never say that something is impossible. See every challenge as a new opportunity for you to grow even more."Read More
International equivalency of a bachelor's degree, Culinary Arts, evaluated by Career Consulting International
B.S., Culinary Management, The Art Institute of Houston
More than 25 years' culinary experience and classical European training, including: Executive Chef, Marriott Hotels; Executive Sous Chef, Intercontinental Hotel Houston; Executive Chef, Trattoria Grappolo; Sous Chef, Sonnenalp Resort; Sous Chef, Restaurant le Beaujolais. Chef Guerra has competed and won 9 silver and bronze medals in ACF culinary competitions (2005 - 2013); Les Chaines des Rotisseurs Hospitality Award (2003); Swiss Culinary Cup, Lucerne (2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996); multiple international culinary competitions in Canada, Switzerland and Italy, including Swiss Cook of the Year 1994 and Best Apprentice of Switzerland for 1993. He is a Certified Executive Chef with The American Culinary Federation.Read More...
Zack ZwickyGraphic & Web Design
"Work hard—and do it for yourself."Read More
M.F.A., Studio Art - Graphic Communications, University of Houston
B.S., Graphic Design, The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
A.A.S., Visual Communications, The Art Institute of Houston
Professional and academic experience includes: Faculty Member, The Art Institute of Houston, University of Houston, Rice University School of Continuing Studies; Design Studio Director, The Art Institute of Houston; Graphic Designer and Pre-Press Manager, Midtown Graphics & Press; Owner / Designer, couchpotatographics; Graphic Designer, Tomorrow's Key. Exhibitions include: A Digital Cabinet of Curiosities video installation, Blaffer Gallery, 2009; Existential Motion & Mutual Migration video installation, Box 13 Gallery, 2008; Distraction installation, Commerce Street Artist Warehouse, 2007.Read More...
Houston Grad Eduardo Martinez Creates Limited Edition Artwork for Budweiser Houston Astros’ Beer Can
Houston grad Eduardo Martinez was approached by Budweiser to create artwork for a limited edition Houston Astros beer can.