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The Art Institute of California—Inland Empire - a campus of Argosy University
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The Art Institute of California—Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University

674 East Brier Drive, San Bernardino, CA 92408-2800   |    1.909.915.2100

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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 California—Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University

The Art Institute of California—Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University, is located in a region with a rich cultural history. Here, you&'ll learn in a city that's attracting aspiring creative artists who seek a metropolitan lifestyle.

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Seasons Restaurant

Seasons is a student-run restaurant that’s open to the public. Located at The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of California—Inland Empire, Seasons serves as the dining lab for students in the culinary program, offering a unique combination of real-world experience and instructional content.

Under the direction of Chef George Tucker and Dining Room Operations Manager Gabriela Rodriguez, culinary students nourish and delight patrons while taking the final steps on their path to becoming culinary professionals. From food ordering and preparation to guest seating and serving, Seasons is a complete instructional environment for students that offers a quality dining experience to its patrons.

For reservations, please contact Seasons Restaurant at 909.915.2170.

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The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire Art Series Featured in Inland Empire Community Newspapers The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire Art Series Featured in Inland Empire Community Newspapers

(Inland Empire, July 2015)  The Art Institute of California - Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University was featured in the Inland Empire Community Newspapers regarding its “Design After Dark” art series. The first event took place on the rooftop of the Riverside Art Museum on Thursday, July 2. This was a live art demonstration and collaborative gathering which was open to the public at no cost.

The event was held during the Riverside Art Walk and featured Andrew Hem as the main painter. Andrew has an impressive background in graffiti art and is known for his paintings featuring scenes of urban culture and daily life. He has done several murals around the world, and most recently painted a two-story building at Santa Monica City College.

The campus helped provide art supplies and music was provided by the DJ duo, Mental Physix.

The Inland Empire Community Newspapers cover the cities of San Bernardino, Colton, Rialto, Grand Terrace, Loma Linda, Redlands and Highland. Here is a link to the article: http://iecn.com/artists-take-to-riverside-art-museum-rooftop-to-design-after-dark/

Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options are subject to change. The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University, 674 East Brier Drive, San Bernardino, CA  92408-2800 ©2015 The Art Institutes. Our email address is csprogramadmin@edmc.edu.

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


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The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire award-winning student featured on local blog The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire award-winning student featured on local blog

(Inland Empire, July 2015)  Christopher Lopez, a third year student in the Bachelor of Arts program in Fashion Design at The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University won a Silver ADDY award in the student competition of the 2015 National American Advertising Federation Conference at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 13.

His project was titled HAUS of Wonderland—A Fairy Tale Couture and earned the award for excellence in the Illustration Campaign category. In order to advance to the national level, Lopez needed to win at two levels of competition. He first won a Gold ADDY in local Inland Empire competition, then a silver award at the district level earlier this year.

The American Advertising Awards (formerly ADDY’s) recognize excellence in professional and student artistic work in a three-tier system, starting in the Inland Empire and advancing to district and national competitions. More than 40,000 submissions are received for judging every year at the national level in a variety of categories.

Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options are subject to change. The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University, 674 East Brier Drive, San Bernardino, CA  92408-2800 ©2015 The Art Institutes. Our email address is csprogramadmin@edmc.edu.

See ge.artinstitutes.edu/programoffering/1811 for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.


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The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire Chef Wins Contest...and Continues to Inspire The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire Chef Wins Contest...and Continues to Inspire

(Inland Empire, July 2015)  Matfer Bourgeat, one of the world’s leading producers of premium quality culinary products, recently “cooked” up a fun contest with some great prizes to celebrate its 200th anniversary.  To honor the company’s bicentennial birthday, chefs around the country were asked why they trusted Matfer products and how they used them. Chef Liz Thompson, culinary instructor at The Art Institute of California - Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University was selected as the Grand Prize Winner. 

As the winner, Chef Thompson received 200 Matfer Bourgeat items worth $5,750, which she personally donated the suitable items to the MEND food bank where she volunteers.  MEND cooks for and feeds over 30,000 people a month. Click for more information on MEND.

Below is a blog post by Matfer Bourgeat mentioning Chef Thompson.

http://www.matferbourgeatusa.com/matfer-anniversary-winner-pays-it-forward

Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options are subject to change. The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University, 674 East Brier Drive, San Bernardino, CA  92408-2800 ©2015 The Art Institutes. Our email address is csprogramadmin@edmc.edu.

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


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The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire Presentation with veteran concept artist Nathan Fowkes The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire Presentation with veteran concept artist Nathan Fowkes

(California, June 2015)  On June 27 renowned concept artist Nathan Fowkes presented a 2-1/2 hour workshop at The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University.  Fowkes took participants on a behind-the-scenes look at the visual language of production design.   He explained how storytelling is brought to life through color, light and design. 

Nathan Fowkes is a veteran entertainment industry artist with credits on 11 animated feature films including: The Prince of Egypt, Spirit, several projects within the Shrek Universe, How to Train Your Dragon, The Legend of Puss in Boots and Rio 2.  He is also well-known as a teacher of drawing, painting, color and design.

Additionally, Fowkes consults for game design studios to enhance the quality of their theatrical presentation.  He has worked with numerous clients including Blizzard Entertainment, Infinity Ward, Disney Interactive, Riot Games, Ubisoft and Rovio.

His work can be seen at www.nathanfowkes.blogspot.com


Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options are subject to change. The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University, 674 East Brier Drive, San Bernardino, CA  92408-2800 ©2015 The Art Institutes. Our email address is csprogramadmin@edmc.edu.

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


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