The Art Institutes and Americans for the Arts announce call for entries for 10th annual Poster Design Competition

 The Art Institutes and Americans for the Arts announce call for entries for
                    10th annual Poster Design Competition

High school seniors and high school graduates challenged to design poster
expressing competition's theme: "You Can Create Tomorrow"

PR Newswire

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 19, 2012

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Art Institutes and Americans for
the Arts, the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts
and arts education, announced today that entries for the 2013 Poster Design
Competition will be accepted through January 31, 2013. Winners will earn up to
a full tuition scholarship to study at one of the more than 50 Art Institutes
schools.

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This year's competition challenges high school seniors and high school
graduates from the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico to design a poster that best
expresses the Competition's theme "You Can Create Tomorrow." Contestants will
compete in two different categories: (i) high school senior or (ii) high
school graduate/adult.

"The kind of talent and enthusiasm exhibited by these young artists assures us
that they will indeed create a unique and better tomorrow," said John Mazzoni,
President of The Art Institutes. "We are honored to highlight their creativity
and talent and to assist them in reaching their academic goals."

"It is so vital to nurture the talents of aspiring artists," said Robert L.
Lynch, president and CEO of Americans for the Arts. "We are proud to be a
sponsor of this competition and look forward to seeing their vision expressed
in their artwork."

To see the full entry requirements and learn more about The Art Institutes and
Americans for the Arts Poster Design Competition, visit
www.AiCompetitions.com/poster.

The Art Institutes (www.artinstitutes.edu) is a system of more than 50 schools
located throughout North America. The Art Institutes schools provide an
important source for design, media arts, fashion and culinary professionals.
Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of
South University or Argosy University. OH Registration # 04-01-1698B; AC0165,
AC0080; Licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, License
No. 1287, 3427, 3110, 2581. Since The Art Institutes is comprised of several
institutions, see aiprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees, and
other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other
important info.

Americans for the Arts is the leading nonprofit organization for advancing the
arts and arts education in America. With offices in Washington, D.C. and New
York City, it has a record of more than 50 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.

SOURCE The Art Institutes

Website: http://www.artinstitutes.edu
Contact: Jacquelyn P. Muller, Vice President, Communications/PR, Education
Management Corporation, +1-412-995-7262, jpmuller@edmc.edu; Devra Pransky, Sr.
Director of Communications, The Art Institutes, +1-412-995-7685,
dpransky@edmc.edu