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May 14, 2014

Nereida Castillo was recently named the local first place winner in The Illinois Institute of Art—Tinley Park’s Passion for Fashion Competition in the Fashion Marketing & Merchandising and Retail Management category.The Art Institutes Passion for Fashion Competition gives high school seniors the opportunity to use their flair for fashion and eye for style to earn tuition scholarships.Castillo, a high school senior, earned a $3,000 tuition scholarship to study in a fashion program at The Illinois Institute of Art—Tinley Park.In addition to her tuition scholarship, Castillo will progress to the national round of The Art Institutes Passion for Fashion Competition where her entry will be judged against other local winners from throughout North America for the Competition’s grand prize: a half- tuition scholarship to an Art Institutes school, and a VIP trip to New York City to include a “meet and greet” at Seventeen’s New York City offices, lunch and a $500 shopping spree at DKNY with a Seventeen Style Pro, and a $500 gift card to shop anywhere in the Big Apple.In the Fashion Marketing & Merchandising and Retail Management category, entrants were required to submit images of a fashion trend board, predicting the next big trend in fashion.For more information on this year’s Art Institutes Passion for Fashion Competition, visit www.artinstitutes.edu/passionforfashion.The Illinois Institute of Art—Tinley ParkThe Illinois Institute of Art—Tinley Park, an additional branch of The Illinois Institute of Art—Chicago, is one of The Art Institutes, a system of over 50 schools throughout North America. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options are subject to change. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of South University or Argosy University. The Illinois Institute of Art—Tinley Park, 18670 Graphic Drive, Tinley Park, IL 60477. ©2014 The Art Institutes International LLC.
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January 31, 2014

This March, The Art Institutes system of schools (“The Art Institutes”) will have more than 50 Art Institutes locations in the United States host What Those Who Teach Can Do, a national collaboration of gallery shows to pay tribute to talented arts educators across the country. In Tinley Park, The Illinois Institute of Art—Tinley Park, an additional location of The Illinois Institute of Art — Chicago, will feature local high school art and media educators’ artwork in a month-long exhibition to celebrate their creativity, and thank them for positively affecting the lives of so many students.“We’re turning the tables on our educators and focusing on their passions and creativity,” said Charles Restivo, president of The Art Institutes. “The collaboration of galleries is the stage we set to celebrate our teachers’ commitment to preparing our area high school students.”This year will mark The Art Institutes’ third celebration highlighting educators’ artistic work, commitment and passion. If you’re a high school arts and/or media teacher or know of a teacher that may be interested in submitting their work, please visit http://whatteacherscreate.com for information about What Those Who Teach Can Do at The Illinois Institute of Art—Tinley Park.Artwork for submission can include, but is not limited to, painting, mixed media, sculpture, ceramics, audio/video, design, digital media, film, photography, illustration, culinary images, fiber, and/or fiber arts. There is a limit of one entry per participant, and all art must be exhibition-ready for immediate installation.This year, anyone can nominate a teacher to submit their work. Once nominated, the nominee will receive an email notifying them of their nomination along with information on how to submit their artwork. Entries are being accepted, and entry deadlines vary by campus.For all details regarding local gallery receptions, please visit http://whatteacherscreate.com.The Illinois Institute of Art—Tinley Park, an additional location of The Illinois Institute of Art — Chicago, is one of The Art Institutes, a system of over 50 schools throughout North America. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options are subject to change. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of South University or Argosy University. The Illinois Institute of Art — Tinley Park, an additional location of The Illinois Institute of Art — Chicago, is located at 18670 Graphic Drive, Tinley Park, IL 60477. ©2014 The Art Institutes International LLC.
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