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The Art Institute of Seattle

2323 Elliott Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121-1642   |    1.206.448.6600

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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 a region known for creative thinking, innovation, and cutting-edge technology

Pursue your education in a region known for creative thinking, innovation, and cutting-edge technology

The Art Institute of Seattle is located on Seattle's waterfront, close to mountains and the ocean. Students enjoy easy access to the technology and creative companies that define the region—providing the opportunity to learn and grow through internships.

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Portfolio Restaurant

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

At our full service restaurant, students prepare meals and serve patrons under the supervision of Chef Instructor David Wynne and Restaurant Manager Paul Charbonnier. Portfolio Restaurant is a complete instructional environment for students that offers an exciting dining experience to its patrons.

For reservations, please contact Portfolio Restaurant at 206.239.2363.

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News and events

Photography Student Nate Gowdy’s Image of Bernie Sanders on Cover of TIME Magazine Photography Student Nate Gowdy’s Image of Bernie Sanders on Cover of TIME Magazine

Nate Gowdy, who is working toward a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Photography at The Art Institute of Seattle, took the photo of Bernie Sanders that is featured on the June 6, 2016 cover of TIME Magazine.

Nate’s career goal is to get into the journalism field. He’s been working on his bachelor’s degree by taking one or two courses per quarter—while also shooting photos and building up his portfolio of work. He took two quarters off from school to cover the candidates—self-funding his trip on the campaign trail.

The presidential primaries provided him with an opportunity to travel and capture important moments as the candidates moved from state to state during the presidential primaries.

Congratulations to Nate for making the cover of TIME magazine!

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Art Institute of Seattle Fashion Show Featured in “Seattle Magazine” Art Institute of Seattle Fashion Show Featured in “Seattle Magazine”

The Art Institute of Seattle’s Fashion Show was recently featured in “Seattle Magazine’s” June issue. See the full issue at: www.seattlemag.com

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

The Art Institute of Seattle 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 Seattle 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 Seattle’s Web site, you do so at your own risk. The Art Institute of Seattle 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 Seattle Hosts “Taste of Korea” The Art Institute of Seattle Hosts “Taste of Korea”

The Art Institute of Seattle recently hosted the “Taste of Korea” culinary competition in partnership with the Korean Consulate.

Students were tasked with the challenge of creating a traditional Korean Dish, then pairing it with a side dish that was a modern update on a classic side dish. The plated dishes were then blind-judged by a panel including members from the Korean Consulate.

Winners were awarded monetary stipends for books and tuition assistance.

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

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Seattle Instructor Signs Contract to Publish Book Laramie Moon Seattle Instructor Signs Contract to Publish Book Laramie Moon

Ellen Vance, a Liberal Arts instructor at The Art Institute of Seattle, recently signed a publishing contract for her book Laramie Moon.  The story is a paranormal romance set in contemporary Wyoming.

View an excerpt from her book here: http://www.claremckay.com under books - Laramie Moon. It's the first book in a four part series.

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

The Art Institute of Seattle 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 Seattle 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 Seattle’s Web site, you do so at your own risk. The Art Institute of Seattle 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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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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Callahan Carlin

Callahan Carlin

Junior Designer, Dawson Design Associates

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Gwynne Bevan Tuttle

Gwynne Bevan Tuttle

Merchandise Coordinator, Saks 5th Avenue

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Brian Brooks

Brian Brooks

Chef and Owner, Seattle’s Hunger Restaurant

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Jonathan Barta

Jonathan Barta

Photographer

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Jeffrey Veregge

Jeffrey Veregge

Senior Designer, Masterworks

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