Unique Art Show Collection Debuts At The Cityarts Factory In Downtown Orlando

August 10, 2007

The world of art and design comes together to support Ronald McDonald House Charities in Orlando

Orlando, FL. (August 10, 2007) – The International Academy of Design & Technology is hosting a Fifty/50 Art show at the Cityarts Factory in downtown Orlando. The show will open in conjunction with Downtown Art District’s Third Thursday’s Art event.

The Fifty/50 Art Show will exhibit a wide range of faculty and student works, in a variety of categories such as Advertising, Digital Media, Fine Art, Fine Crafts, Furniture Design, Graphic Design, Interior Architecture & Design, Photography, Print Media, Sculpture, Wearable Art and Poetry. “Our students and faculty are extremely talented” said Ian Gill, newly appointed president at the Academy. “This is a great opportunity for the community of Orlando to see first hand the artistic talent that resides in this town and to support a great charity that has called Orlando home for many years.”

The Grand Opening Reception is on Thursday, August 16th from 6-9pm. This event is free and open to the public. Experience incredible works of art as you enjoy live acoustical guitar music and complimentary hors d’oeuvres catered by TOO JAY’S Original Gourmet Deli. The Fifty/50 Art collection will be on display August 16th – September 9th, for those that cannot make the opening reception.

Various pieces of art will be available for purchase, with a portion of the sales donated to the Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Central Florida in support of the Ronald McDonald House® program in Orlando. The two Ronald McDonald Houses serve as a “home-away-from-home” for families of seriously ill children who are receiving treatment at local hospitals.

About the Academy

The Academy is committed to helping students reach their professional goals. Our design school in Orlando offers career-oriented Associate and Bachelor degree programs in the areas of Fashion Design & Merchandising, Interior Design, Computer Graphics, Multimedia Design, Game Design & Development, and Marketing & Advertising. Since the Orlando campus opened in August 2000, the Academy has established itself as an innovative design college providing an education that brings today’s technologies into the classroom. The International Academy of Design and Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. For more information about our design school in Orlando, call 407.888.5953 or visit www.iadt.edu.