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The Art Institute of Michigan — Troy

1414 East Maple Rd., Suite 150, Troy, MI 48083   |    1.248.837.3200

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Michigan Faculty and Students Volunteer for “Life Remodeled” Michigan Faculty and Students Volunteer for “Life Remodeled”

Recently, faculty and students from The Art Institute of Michigan volunteered a community service event for Life Remodeled. Fashion faculty members Holly Mosher and Lauren Cohn worked with students to clean up Denby High School and the surrounding neighborhood.  

 

Life Remodeled is a Detroit-based nonprofit that seeks to remodel lives along with neighborhoods, schools, and homes. Its annual volunteer workforce of 10,000 comes from community organizations, churches, businesses, and individuals. Learn more at: 

http://liferemodeled.com/

 

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Faculty Member Has First Book Published; Launch Party April 22 Faculty Member Has First Book Published; Launch Party April 22

Melissa Grunow, Full time Faculty, English at The Art Institute of Michigan—Troy,* has published her first book. 

Realizing River City was published by Tumbleweed Books on February 14, 2016.  This memoir explores how, despite the troubles we may face, there is hope in the way we continually risk ourselves in search for the life we want to live. It's a story about loss, love, compassion, and finally redemption. 

To celebrate the book’s release, Melissa is collaborating with Barnes & Noble and the Delta Phi Epsilon sorority’s Alpha Psi chapter to host a Launch Party at Bookfair at 7 p.m. April 22, at Barnes & Noble, 2800 S. Rochester Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48307. 

The celebration will include a reading, meet-and-greet, and book signing. A percentage of all in-store and online sales during the Bookfair event will be donated to the Delta Phi Epsilon Educational Foundation, which provides scholarships and financial support for active sisters and alumnae throughout the United States.

An award-winning writer and Pushcart Prize nominee, Melissa’s work has appeared in Creative Nonfiction, River Teeth, Yemassee, New Plains Review, Blue Lyra Review, and Limestone, among many others. She is also a live storyteller who regularly competes in NPR's Moth StorySLAM and is a Metro Detroit 2016 Listen to Your Mother cast member. She has a Master of Fine Arts in creative nonfiction from National University and a Master of Arts in English from New Mexico State University. 

The Art Institute of Michigan—Troy is one of The Art Institutes, a system of over 50 schools throughout North America. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of South University or Argosy University. The Art Institute of Michigan—Troy, 414 East Maple Rd., Suite 150, Troy, MI 48083. © 2016 The Art Institutes.  All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@aii.edu

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

* This Art Institute school is no longer accepting new students.

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The Art Institute of Michigan-Troy Faculty Wins Writing Contest The Art Institute of Michigan-Troy Faculty Wins Writing Contest

(Michigan, May 2015)  Melissa Grunow, full-time English faculty at The Art Institute of Michigan-Troy, a branch of The Illinois Institute of Art – Chicago, received statewide recognition for her writing on May 16, 2015.


Melissa won both First Place and Second Place in the Detroit Working Writers 2015 writing contest in the creative nonfiction category for her work, "We Knew a Different Kind" and "Candyland," respectively. The awards, which came with a cash prize, were presented at the Detroit Working Writers Annual Conference, "Craft: Getting it Write" at the MSU Management Education Center in Troy.


She earned her Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from National University in January 2015. She also has a Master of Arts in English Literature from New Mexico State University and a Bachelor of Science in English from Central Michigan University. Her creative nonfiction and short stories have appeared in nearly forty national and international literary magazines since 2013.


Melissa has been with The Art Institutes since April 2012 as the General Education Program Coordinator at the Novi location and became full-time faculty at the Troy location in July 2014.


Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options are subject to change. The Art Institute of Michigan-Troy, 1414 East Maple Rd., Suite 150, Troy, MI  48083 ©2015 The Art Institutes. Our email address is csprogramadmin@edmc.edu.


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The Art Institute of Michigan—Troy Announces the 3rd Annual Art Educators Appreciation Gallery Show Call for Entries The Art Institute of Michigan—Troy Announces the 3rd Annual Art Educators Appreciation Gallery Show Call for Entries
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 Troy, The Art Institute of Michigan—Troy, 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 Art Institute of Michigan—Troy.

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 Art Institute of Michigan—Troy, 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 Art Institute of Michigan—Troy, an additional location of The Illinois Institute of Art—Chicago, is located at 1414 East Maple Rd., Suite 150, Troy, MI 48083. ©2014 The Art Institutes International LLC.

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