Feature Articles

March Issue 2002

Art Institute of Charlotte Gallery in Charlotte, NC, to Host Making a Mark Exhibit

The Art Institute of Charlotte in Charlotte, NC, will present an exhibition entitled, Making a Mark: An Exhibit of Art by Children Touched by Cancer. The exhibit features the work of young artists from around the country who address personal issues arising from their experiences with cancer and related blood disorders. It runs Mar. 11-29, 2002.

This touring exhibition is the centerpiece of Texas Children's Cancer Center's Arts in Medicine Program, which seeks to provide enjoyable, educational and meaningful artistic opportunities to patients and their families.

The Art Institute of Charlotte, formerly American Business and Fashion Institute, was established in 1973. It offers associate degrees and certificate programs in Interior Design, Fashion Marketing, Graphic Design, and Multimedia & Web Design. The school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, and licensed by the North Carolina Department of Community Colleges and the University of North Carolina Board of Governors.

The Art Institute of Charlotte is one of The Art Institutes, a system of 24 education institutions located nationwide, providing an important source of design, media arts, fashion and culinary professionals. The parent company of The Art Institutes, Education Management Corporation (EDMC) is among the largest providers of private post-secondary education in North America, with 40 primary campus locations in 26 major cities. and with approximately 39,000 students as of fall 2001. EDMC's education institutions offer doctoral, master's, bachelor's, associate's and non-degree programs concentrated in the creative and visual arts, the behavioral sciences and education fields. EDMC has provided career-oriented academic programs for 40 years, and its education institutions have more than 135,000 alumni.

For more information check our NC Institutional Gallery listings or call the gallery at 704/357-8020, on the web at (http://www.artinstitutes.edu) or at (http://www.edumgt.com).

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