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Miami International University of Art & Design
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Miami International University of Art & Design

1501 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 100, Miami, FL 33132-1418   |    1.305.428.5700

"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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Ai Miami Students Create Fashions for Men's Cancer Awareness Ai Miami Students Create Fashions for Men's Cancer Awareness

(Miami, June 2015)  In honor of Men’s Cancer Awareness Month, Miami International University of Art & Design will host and showcase garments created with vintage ties in collaboration with Macy’s South Beach and Not 1 Forgotten, an organization created to raise awareness of men’s cancer and encourages men to get regular checkups. The event takes place on June 11, 2015 at 6pm at the University, 1501 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, Florida. Not 1 Forgotten and Macy’s South Beach will also have a raffle where they’ll be giving away four baskets and two art pieces. 

Students from the fashion programs will showcase 15-20 garments created from men’s vintage ties and incorporating the organization’s blue and black necktie into their design. The garments will be judged and the top 10 will be selected to be on display at Macy’s South Beach store for their commemorative event featuring men’s cancer survivors on June 18, 2015 from 6pm-8pm The winning students will receive a Macy’s gift card and bragging rights. The garments will be on display at Macy’s South Beach through Father’s Day.  

 “This is a great opportunity for our students to be involved with such an amazing cause. There have been so many of us impacted by cancer and men’s cancer in particular, this is a great way for us and our students to create awareness and give back,” says Charlene Parsons, fashion director for Miami International University of Art & Design.

Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options are subject to change. Miami International University of Art and Design, 1501 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 100, Miami, FL 33132-1418 ©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 Winning Designers in This Year's Style 2015 Fashion Show The Winning Designers in This Year's Style 2015 Fashion Show

Miami, FL March 24, 2015 – On March 23, over 80 students of Miami International University of Art & Design showed off their creativity, talent and hard work as part of the annual fashion show held at the Funkshion Fashion Style Village Fashion tent in Miami Beach.


Guests were greeted into the tent by a fashion exhibit entitled, Hope. The Hope exhibit featured a collection of Menswear inspired and created to raise awareness on what it means to be homeless. The design of the garments reflect the students’ interpretation of this important social issue. For example, one jacket was purposely designed without arm holes – as the designer interpreted being homeless as feeling powerless and stuck. Other students created a transparent garment and a hoodie without a face opening to signify the feelings of transparency that many of the homeless may experience from their community and society in general. The exhibit will be on display throughout the week later moving to the University’s main gallery in April.

 
The judges this year consisted of designer Danny Santiago – Stylist/Designer, Renato Armijo – Chernaya Fashion Director and Luis Toro – Perry Ellis


The judges this year consisted of designer Danny Santiago – Stylist/Designer, Renato Armijo – Chernaya Fashion Director and Luis Toro – Perry Ellis

 

JEWELRY COLLECTION AWARD

 Karen Correa, AA Accessory Design

 

HANDBAG COLLECTION AWARD

 Odna Chakkas, AA Accessory Design

 

EDITORIAL AWARD

 Regini Mari, AA Fashion Design

 

COCKTAIL AWARD

 Eleane Arroyave, BFA Fashion Design

 

PERRY ELLIS WOMEN’S WEAR AWARDS

 Virginie Romier, AA Fashion Design

Mimmy Begazo, BFA Fashion Design

 

PERRY ELLIS MENSWEAR AWARDS

 Jennifer Gonzalez, BFA Fashion Design

Jennifer Hairfield, BFA Fashion Design

 
Miami International University of Art & Design is located at 1501 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 100, Miami, FL 33132. For information, visit www.artinstitutes.edu/miami, call 800.225.9023, or email aimiuadm@aii.edu.

 Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options are subject to change. Miami International University of Art & Design 1501 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, Florida 33132 ©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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Miami International University of Art & Design Presents the Hope Exhibit During FashInvest Reception Miami International University of Art & Design Presents the Hope Exhibit During FashInvest Reception
[Miami, FL   April 27, 2015] Miami International University of Art & Design will debut its finalized Hope Exhibit featuring a 
collection designed and created by fashion students. The mens wear collection is intended to raise awareness on what it 
means to be homeless. The exhibit opens during FashInvest Miami Capital Conference’s opening reception on April 28, 
2015 at 5pm in the University’s main gallery located at 1501 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, Florida 33132 

The Hope exhibit features a collection of 17 garments designed by 16 fashion students who incorporated their perceptions of homelessness in their respective garments. Suspended from the wall and in individually housed compartments, the design of the garments reflect each student’s interpretation of this important social issue. For example, one jacket is purposely designed without arm holes – as the designer interpreted being homeless as feeling powerless and stuck. Other students created a transparent garment and a hoodie without a face opening to signify the feelings of transparency that many of the homeless may experience from their community and society in general. The exhibit will be on display beginning on April 28th through May 4th.  
“This is a very important collection for us  - the hope is to continue to bring the dialogue about this important social issue to 
the forefront; it is a social issue that impacts us every day as residents of Miami, and the country,”says Charlene Parsons, 
fashion director for Miami International University of Art & Design.

Miami International University of Art & Design is located at 1501 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 100, Miami, FL 33132. For information, visit www.artinstitutes.edu/miami, call 800.225.9023, or email aimiuadm@aii.edu

Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options are subject to change.  Miami International University of Art & Design 1501 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, Florida 33132 ©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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