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The Art Institute of Phoenix

2233 West Dunlap Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85021-2859   |    1.602.331.7500

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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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College Bound is an 11-week college experience for high school juniors and seniors to connect with others that share your interests while taking college level courses designed to help you grow, discover yourself, and create something awesome.

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Pursue your education in Phoenix, a hub of the Southwest and the country’s 3rd fastest growing city

Pursue your education in Phoenix, a hub of the Southwest and the country’s 3rd fastest growing city

The Art Institute of Phoenix has provided creative educations for over 15 years. With strong old west, Native American, and Mexican influences, Phoenix offers sun-filled days and abundant nightlife.

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Gallery Café

Gallery Café is a student-run restaurant that's open to the public. Located at The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Phoenix, Gallery Café 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 professional chef instructors, 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, Gallery Café is a complete instructional environment for students that offers a quality dining experience to its patrons.

For reservations, please contact Gallery Café on Monday – Friday between 8 am and 4 pm at 602.331.7500. Email ncoughlin@aii.edu to be put on the menu mailing list.

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News and events

The Art Institute of Phoenix Holds Discussion on Business of Fashion The Art Institute of Phoenix Holds Discussion on Business of Fashion

The Art Institute of Phoenix recently hosted an intimate discussion about the business of fashion. The event was held in collaboration with Fashion Group International, Arizona and featured a panel of five industry professionals as well as 40 guests within the fashion community. Current students and graduates also attended alongside fashion instructors. 

Joanna Deshay, fashion instructor, The Art Institute of Phoenix, facilitated the panel discussion.

The event included light bites and refreshments and was held inside of the school’s student-run restaurant, Gallery Café.

Learn more about the event by clicking on these links:

https://twitter.com/AiPX1/status/742772011898961920

https://www.facebook.com/TheArtInstituteofPhoenix/posts/1152730821435498

https://www.facebook.com/fgi.arizona/posts/1054507457964059

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

The Art Institute of Phoenix is not responsible for the content or accuracy of any Web site linked to this Web site/newsletter. The links are provided for your information and convenience only. The Art Institute of Phoenix does not endorse, support or sponsor the content of any linked Web sites. If you access or use any third party Web sites linked to The Art Institute of Phoenix’s Web site, you do so at your own risk. The Art Institute of Phoenix makes no representation or warranty that any other Web site is free from viruses, worms or other software that may have a destructive nature. 


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The Art Institute of Phoenix Grad Featured in “Willamette Week” The Art Institute of Phoenix Grad Featured in “Willamette Week”

Alison King, graphic design instructor at The Art Institute of Phoenix, was featured on NPR station KJZZ for her Instagram campaign, #thisplacematters. Alison’s interview covered the “Top 25 Midcentury Marvels” in Phoenix, a project she’s been working on in her spare time as a community activist for the Postwar Architecture Task Force of Greater Phoenix.

See the interview here: http://kjzz.org/content/333751/phoenix-group-works-save-mid-century-building

Learn more about the “Top 25 Midcentury Marvels” here: postwararchitecture.com

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

The Art Institute of Phoenix is not responsible for the content or accuracy of any Web site linked to this Web site/newsletter. The links are provided for your information and convenience only. The Art Institute of Phoenix does not endorse, support or sponsor the content of any linked Web sites. If you access or use any third party Web sites linked to The Art Institute of Phoenix’s Web site, you do so at your own risk. The Art Institute of Phoenix makes no representation or warranty that any other Web site is free from viruses, worms or other software that may have a destructive nature. 


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The Art Institute of Phoenix Hosts Fashion Week Emerging Designer Luncheon The Art Institute of Phoenix Hosts Fashion Week Emerging Designer Luncheon

The Art Institute of Phoenix recently hosted Phoenix Fashion Week’s Annual Emerging Designer Luncheon and Meet & Greet.

 This event included 15 of fashion week’s 2016 emerging designers. The designers were invited to tour the school’s fashion classrooms and studios and meet with current fashion students. They also enjoyed a catered lunch alongside students, faculty, and staff.

 The luncheon kicked off the 2016 season for Phoenix Fashion Week, leading up to its October show where The Art Institute of Phoenix’s fashion students will present their designs on the runway.

 Read more here:

https://instagram.com/p/BGdB2yRvh0t/

https://www.facebook.com/TheArtInstituteofPhoenix/posts/1148671905174723

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

The Art Institute of Phoenix is not responsible for the content or accuracy of any Web site linked to this Web site/newsletter. The links are provided for your information and convenience only. The Art Institute of Phoenix does not endorse, support or sponsor the content of any linked Web sites. If you access or use any third party Web sites linked to The Art Institute of Phoenix’s Web site, you do so at your own risk. The Art Institute of Phoenix makes no representation or warranty that any other Web site is free from viruses, worms or other software that may have a destructive nature. 


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The Art Institute of Phoenix Sponsors Comicon The Art Institute of Phoenix Sponsors Comicon

The Art Institute of Phoenix sponsored Phoenix Comicon, which took place from June 2-5, 2016. The school had a booth at the event, showcasing student and alum work including posters and videos/reels. Students and faculty manned the booth to talk with visitors and show off their artistic talents.

The school was excited to have its logo in the Comicon program—including a full sized ad for the campus—and a large image of the school’s logo was placed on a wall inside of the convention center. The room where the logo was placed held over 3500 people.

Many prospective students and parents also stopped to scroll through the admissions tablet presentation and learn more about The Art Institute of Phoenix’s programs.

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

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Notable alumni

Learn more from some of our grads who’ve made a name for themselves as they talk about their education, their careers, what Creativity for Life means to them, and their advice for aspiring creative professionals.

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Kris Jonson

Kris Jonson

Art Director, Clear Channel Outdoor

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Jeremy Totel

Jeremy Totel

Creative Director and Owner, Pixel Eight LLC

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Adam Joseph Geissinger

Adam Joseph Geissinger

Manager , Moe’s Café

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Michelle Reyes

Michelle Reyes

Web Designer, Defero

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Jennifer Mastroianni

Jennifer Mastroianni

Brand Builder, Dillard’s

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