11.11.2009 The Art Institute No Comments

HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS GET GRAPHICALLY CREATIVE FOR POSTER DESIGN COMPETITION 2010 AT THE ART INSTITUTE OF CALIFORNIA – INLAND EMPIRE

 

Photo Caption: Alurra Hughes, a senior at Redlands High School, won the 2008 “Life is Better with Art in it” Poster Design Competition held at the Art Institute of California-Inland Empire. 

Hughes won a $3,000 scholarship in the competition.

 

[SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.] – For high school seniors interested in pursuing a creative arts education, The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire announces The Art Institutes and Americans for the Arts Poster Design Competition, a program which awards up to a full-tuition scholarship to study at a participating Art Institutes school. 

In partnership with the not-for-profit organization Americans for the Arts, The Art Institutes annual Poster Design Competition is an opportunity for talented young artists at the high school level to study graphic design and earn a degree in the creative arts.

The competition is open to high school seniors in the U.S., Canada (excluding Quebec), and Puerto Rico.  Contestants will be asked to create original poster artwork that expresses the slogan, “Life is Better With Art In It.”

Deadline for entries into the competition is February 5, 2010.Full entry requirements can be downloaded at www.artinstitutes.edu/poster.

According to Emam El-Hout, President of The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire, “For those whose outlet involves artistic creativity, it is The Art Institutes’ pleasure to be able to sponsor the Poster Design Competition for talented high school seniors. The competition allows them to demonstrate their creative perspectives and presents them the opportunity to have an education in a field that they are passionate about.” 

Now in its seventh year, the competition is a way to encourage and reward exceptional young artistic talent and nurture it in a formal, academic setting he adds.

Robert Lynch, President and CEO of Americans for the Arts, said “Each year since Americans for the Arts has been working with The Art Institutes, we have been amazed at the skill level of high school students who enter the competition.  The students’ ability to channel their creativity and love of the visual arts reflects the importance that art plays in the lives of everyone.”

To learn more about The Art Institutes and Americans for the Arts Poster Design Competition, visit www.artinstitutes.edu/poster or contact [insert contact name, number, email address and website] at The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire. 

The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Game Art & Design, Graphic Design, Web Design & Interactive Media, Interior Design, Fashion & Retail Management, and Media Arts & Animation. It offers an Associate degree in Graphic Design, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Fashion Design.

The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire offers an Associate degree in Culinary Arts and a Bachelor of Science degree in Culinary Management. Each program is offered on a year-round basis, allowing students to work uninterrupted toward their degrees.

It’s not too late to start before the New Year at The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire. Courses begin January 12 and classes are offered in the day, evening and on weekends for new and reentry students.

For more information or a tour of The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire call (909) 915-2100 or go on line to artinstitutes.edu/inlandempire.

The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire is one of The Art Institutes (www.artinstitutes.edu), a system of over 40 education institutions located throughout North America, providing an important source of design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts professionals.

Americans for the Arts is the leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America. With offices in Washington, DC, and New York City, and 49 years of service, Americans for the Arts is dedicated to representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts. Additional information is available at www.AmericansForTheArts.org.

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