“Life is Better With Art In it” Poster Design Competition

December 27, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Education News
For high school seniors with an interest in turning their love of art into a career, The Art Institutes is sponsoring a Poster Design Competition, a program which awards tuition scholarships of up to $25,000 to study graphic design at a participating Art Institute location, including The Art Institute of New York City.

In partnership with the not-for-profit organization Americans for the Arts, The Art Institutes Poster Design Competition offers an opportunity for talented young artists at the high school level to study graphic design, earn a degree and launch a professional career in the graphic design field.
Deadline for entries is February 8, 2008. Judging at the local level will take place by March 28, 2008. In all, approximately $100,000 in tuition scholarships will be awarded by The Art Institutes.
According to Dr. Stephen Pite, Department Chair of Graphic Design, “For many high school students who love to draw and illustrate, the Poster Design Competition is an opportunity for prospective students to have a career in a field that they are passionate and excited about.” Now in its fifth year, The Art Institutes Poster Design Competition, “encourages and rewards exceptional young artistic talent and nurtures it in a formal, academic setting.” he says.
For information on how to enter the Poster Design Competition visit, www.artinstitutes.edu/Competitions/BestPoster.aspx?prid=PDC_0907_001_pr OR www.artinstitutes.edu/poster

Midge Elias
Director of Public Relations
The Art Institute of New York City
75 Varick Street 16th Floor
New York, NY 10013

The Art Institute of New York City is one of The Art Institutes (www.artinstitutes.edu), a system of 35 locations throughout North America, providing an important source of design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts professionals.