Friday, May 30, 2008


Tracy Anderson with an artistic creation she will display at the Photo-Graphic Exhibit opening June 5, 2008 at the California Museum of Photography – University of California, Riverside.

(SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.) What happens when a small client budget meets the ideas of a talented graphic designer?

Design students from The Art Institute of California-Inland Empire explore just how to meet those demands with creative photographically based solution in the exhibit Photo-Graphic opening Thursday, June 5th at the California Museum of Photography – University of California Riverside at 3824 Main St.

“At The Art Institute of California- Inland Empire, Graphic Design students take a multitude of classes in illustration, media, and photography to diversify responses to their future clients' needs, and to develop a style with enough flair
to sell a product or idea,” said Micheal Swank, Academic Department Director for Graphic Design and Web Design & Interactive Media departments. “This exhibit shows the valuable tool photography can be in meeting budgets and coming up with creative solutions to problems.”

The exhibit runs June 5th through July 5 at the California Museum of Photography – University of California Riverside. The gallery will hold an opening reception on June 5th, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The featured graphic designers are Dante Guiab, Anthony Robert Guevara, Tracy A. Anderson, Jhanelle Ocampo, Douglas Tollison, Christopher Kujawa, Jesus Florez-Rodriguez, Diana Baltodano, Adrian Aguirre, Armando Lopez, Salvador Vazquez, Jr., Collin Hjulberg, Brian Bruce, Stephanie Trevizo, Barton Welt, and Rachel Makowski.

The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Game Art & Design, Graphic Design, Culinary Management, Web Design & Interactive Media, Fashion & Retail Management, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Media Arts & Animation; and Associate of Science Degrees in Graphic Design and Culinary Arts.

For more information, or to arrange a tour, call The Art Institute at (909) 915-2100.

The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire is one of the Art Institutes (, a system of more than 40 locations throughout North America, providing an important source of design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts professionals. For more information, call (909) 915-2100 or go on line to