Arts & Skills Institute is an innovative and contemporary School of Art and Fashion in Riyadh. Opened in 2007 ASI prides itself on teaching innovation and originality through contemporary western style teaching methodology.
Arts & Skills Institute is affiliated with Box Hill Institute in Australia, to deliver a two year Diploma of Visual Arts and a two year Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology. Both Diplomas are equal qualifications with Australian institutions and gain first year University credit to graduate applicants.
Students at ASI receive training in practical and theoretical skills and learn to apply those skills in a professional manner within Saudi Industry.
ASI is proud that graduates have gone on to teach, produce their own business as artists and with their own fashion labels, boutiques and garment lines.
Professional quality of production as both Fashion Designers and Artists is required of all students at ASI and has been a proven success with gallery exhibitions, national prizes and local sales as proof.
Arts and Skills prides itself on being the first Institute in Riyadh to provide full disabled access and provide equitable classes for students with a disability.
ASI also supports the disabled through a creative workshop where deaf women can earn a living through creating crafts with a Saudi theme that are sold as corporate at government level and to the general public. All work is kept to the high professional’s standard demanded by ASI products.
Arts and Skills Institute was very proud to be selected to design the costumes and corporate gifts for the Saudi Pavilion at Shanghai Expo in 2010. In a combination of traditional with contemporary garments, all staff at the pavilion was proud to wear costumes designed in Saudi Arabia.