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Do what you love, for life

At The Art Institutes system of schools, we believe creativity is more than just a word. It’s a passport to a life less ordinary. It’s what drives us to foster and facilitate an inspiring community of creativity. One that's full of the guidance, technology, and instruction you need to bring your ideas to life in new and exciting ways.

Most importantly, creativity is the reason we’re here to help guide you toward the creative career you want. Take the first step and contact us today or scroll down to see how some of our students and alumni are learning to do what they love, for life.

Creativity For Life

Creativity: More than just a word

At The Art Institutes, creativity is more than just a word. It’s a passport to a life less ordinary. Here, we live for creativity. And we provide you with the guidance, technology, creative focus and career advice you need so you can do what you love, for life.

Peter Adels – Design

Career Services to help you get there

Picking the right piece for your portfolio can be tough. For Peter, finding a link between the textures of nature and the hands-on craft of design took things to another level. That, and a little help from his career services advisor.

Josh Delarosa – Media Arts

Guidance to hone your skills

How do you bring a prehistoric fish back to life? With a lot of guidance, mentorship, and a good understanding of the technology needed to make it happen. See how Josh did it and watch his final portfolio piece come to life.

Student Designers – Fashion

Real-world experience in and out of class

Follow these students as they get the support they need to prepare, create, and debut their designs on fashion’s biggest stage: New York Fashion Week. See what goes into creating and showcasing a collection on the runway.

Culinary Alumni – Culinary

Doing what you love for life

Four world-class chefs from four corners of the country with one thing in common—they are all culinary alumni of The Art Institutes’ schools. Watch and listen to their life, and culinary, lessons.

Chris Shepherd – Culinary

Finding the right focus

2014 James Beard Award winner, Best Chef, Southwest

After studying International Cuisine at The Art Institute of Houston Chris found his passion at the other end of the spectrum—local. See how school helped him find his calling while giving him the knowledge he needed to succeed.

Jamika Pessoa – Culinary

What it takes to make it

See how an education at The Art Institute of Atlanta developed this Caribbean-inspired chef and armed her with enough culinary know-how to start a personal chef business and become a successful TV personality.

Jesse Brockman – Culinary

From basics to business

How do you get to the top of your game in the quickest way possible? By learning the basics from some of the best in the business at The Art Institutes. Watch Jesse’s story and find out how you can do the same.

Jamie Bissonnette – Culinary

Success is in the details

2014 James Beard Award winner, Best Chef, Northeast

Focus, passion, and precision are what Jamie attributes his success to today. That and the culinary foundation he received at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. See how paying attention to the smallest details made the biggest difference in his career.

With locations across North America, getting started on your creative career has never been easier

No matter where you are, or want to be, we have a location nearby. Click the button below to see where we’re located or scroll down to request more information.

Interested in starting your creative career?

This is it. Your moment is now. Let The Art Institutes show you the way to what’s possible. Your creative career is waiting.