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The Art Institute of California—San Francisco - a campus of Argosy University
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The Art Institute of California—San Francisco, a campus of Argosy University

1170 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102-4928   |    1.415.865.0198

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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—San Francisco, a campus of Argosy University, is located in the Civic Center, an energetic area of the city that's home to a weekly farmer's market and an arts and crafts market.

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Bistro 10UN

Bistro 10UN is a student-run restaurant that's open to the public. Located at The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of California—San Francisco, Bistro 10UN 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 Culinary Instructor Brian Shulse, 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, Bistro 10UN is a complete instructional environment for students that offers a quality dining experience to its patrons.

For reservations, please contact Bistro 10UN Restaurant at 916.830.6361.

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The Art Institute of California – San Francisco student published in SOMA Magazine The Art Institute of California – San Francisco student published in SOMA Magazine

(California, June 2015)   Valeria Mercado, a student at The Art Institute of California – San Francisco, a campus of Argosy University in the Fashion Marketing & Management Bachelor of Science program, has been published in SOMA Magazine. Valerie has been honing her writing skills with the campus Fashion Club under the guidance of Mikel Rosen, Fashion Design instructor, and was given the opportunity to intern at SOMA by instructor and magazine contributor, Johana Bohorquez. This is a great achievement for a current student, and fits in with her life goal of being a fashion writer, both in print and online.


Considered a leading voice of independent, avant-garde arts, fashion, culture and design for 27 years, SOMA Magazine in San Francisco has cultivated immense organic appeal and forged its place within thriving creative communities. As one of the few successful independent arts magazines, SOMA’s status and credibility makes it uniquely qualified to bring together the most spectacular creative industry figures. The magazine covers issues surrounding the creative arts, entertainment, technology and society, and is targeted to people interested in urban fashion and culture. 


Link to Valeria’s piece in SOMA Magazine:
http://www.somamagazine.com/bleach-project/


Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options are subject to change. The Art Institute of California – San Francisco, a campus of Argosy University, 1170 Market Street, San Francisco, CA  94102-4928 ©2015 The Art Institutes. Our email address is csprogramadmin@edmc.edu.

See ge.artinstitutes.edu/programoffering/383 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 – San Francisco Annual Fashion Show on Examiner.com The Art Institute of California – San Francisco Annual Fashion Show on Examiner.com

(California, June 2015)  The Art Institute of California – San Francisco, a campus of Argosy University, will have its annual student fashion show “TalkStyle” on Saturday, June 13 at 7:00 pm at the SOMArts Gallery.  The show will feature 13 student designers and will be an interactive experience as models and artists emerge from three stages surrounding the audience.


Michael Rosen, founder of London Fashion Week and instructor at the campus, is the event producer. Two consecutive shows will be presented in the industrial setting of SOMArts Gallery, located at 934 Brannan St., San Francisco. The first is a Preview Show at 4:30 pm followed by a VIP-only show at 7:00 pm and a reception at 8:00 pm.  Included in the show is the work of student designer Jesus Romero, a student in the Bachelor of Fine Arts, Fashion Design program and Daniela Ramirez, a 2014 graduate in the Bachelor of Fine Arts, Fashion program.  Both Jesus and Daniela had their designs showcased in New York Fashion Week in February.


The event was covered on Examiner.com: http://www.examiner.com/article/fashion-events-this-week-sample-sales-fashion-shows-and-parties


Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options are subject to change. The Art Institute of California – San Francisco, a campus of Argosy University, 1170 Market Street, San Francisco, CA  94102-4928 ©2015 The Art Institutes. Our email address is csprogramadmin@edmc.edu.


See
ge.artinstitutes.edu/programoffering/380   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 – San Francisco Fashion Instructor Selected to Judge International Arts of Fashion Competition The Art Institute of California – San Francisco Fashion Instructor Selected to Judge International Arts of Fashion Competition

(San Francisco, May 2015)  Bora Han, adjunct fashion instructor at The Art Institute of California – San Francisco, a campus of Argosy University, was selected as a juror for the 2015 International Arts of Fashion Competition. An international group of fashion faculty members from 5 countries reviewed the student projects that were received from 34 countries and from over 120 schools and university. Ms Han was one of the eight jurors selected.  The preliminary judging took place on May 23, 2015 at De Young Museum, a fine arts museum located in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.


The International Arts of Fashion Competition, held at a city each year across the nation, selects fashion students around the world with outstanding creations relating to a theme. This year, 121 schools and universities from 34 countries participated. The finalists will present their designs during the Finale Fashion Show at the AoF Annual Symposium on October 26-27, 2015 in San Francisco.  


The competition is hosted by The Arts of Fashion Foundation, a non-profit organization based in San Francisco that fosters international cultural exchanges through the creation of educational events that increase creativity among artists, designers, scholars and students. The focus of the foundation is the support of creativity and design in fashion and the arts linked to it.


Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options are subject to change. The Art Institute of California – San Francisco, a campus of Argosy University, 1170 Market Street, San Francisco, CA  94102-4928 ©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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BAYCAT Youth Creates Music Video at The Art Institute of California – San Francisco BAYCAT Youth Creates Music Video at The Art Institute of California – San Francisco

(San Francisco, May 2015)  Over the Winter break, youth from Bayview Hunters Point Center for Arts (BAYCAT), a non-profit social organization that educates youth and adults in the digital media arts, recorded a song and shot a music video in the Audio Production studio at The Art Institute of California – San Francisco, a campus of Argosy University.   Ian Sharp, a student in Audio Production Bachelor of Science Program and Edgar Garcia, 2014 graduate in Digital Filmmaking & Video Production Bachelor of Science Program assisted in the making of the music video.


BAYCAT, located in San Francisco, helps young people realize their power via creativity and media and inspires students to stay in school.  


The project was special to the many media interns and employees at The Art Institute of California – San Francisco.


Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options are subject to change. The Art Institute of California – San Francisco, a campus of Argosy University, 1170 Market Street, San Francisco, CA  94102-4928 ©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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