The Art Institute of Houston Announces Opening of Branch Campus

Classes at The Art Institute of Houston – North Slated to Begin in May 2009.

Houston, TX, December 11, 2008 --( The Art Institute of Houston announced the opening of a branch campus: The Art Institute of Houston – North, which will hold its first day of classes on May 14, 2009.

The new school will occupy approximately 25,000 square feet at 10740 North Gessner Drive, located in the northwestern section of Houston. The school will begin enrolling students immediately.

“We are excited to offer our design and media arts programs to the North Houston community,” said Larry Horn, President of The Art Institute of Houston. “After looking at the amount of creative talent and the opportunities for employment in this area, we knew there was no question about where to open up a branch campus. The Art Institute of Houston – North will reach out to potential students who will find the same caliber of education as our central Houston campus, but at a more convenient location.”

Initially, The Art Institute of Houston – North will offer bachelor’s degree programs in Fashion & Retail Management, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Media Arts & Animation, and Photography, and an associate’s degree program in Graphic Design.

"The new Art Institute branch location in greater Houston will provide more educational opportunities for residents in the region,” says John Mazzoni, president of The Art Institutes. “With the city’s thriving creative arts community, our new school will serve as a perfect complement to The Art Institute of Houston, and will help students achieve their professional goals.”

For more information about The Art Institute of Houston – North, call (866) 830-4450 or visit the school’s website at


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

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