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The Art Institute of California
2900 31st St, Santa Monica, CA 90405
This Los Angeles branch of the Art Institute of California, opened in 1997, is an accredited college forMore creative arts education. Its career-preparing programs include culinary arts, culinary management, game art and design, graphic design, interactive media design, interior design, industrial design, media arts and animation, audio production and digital video production/motion pictures, among others. It is a member of The Art Institutes system of educational institutions.
Arkham Graphics
1424 4th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Arkham Graphics provides digital art, story board and cinematic animation for video games. It also offers outsourcingMore and consulting services for digital entertainment publishers, designers and creators. The company works with well-known studios around the world.  
12400 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025
Graphaids provides graphic design and digital supplies. The company has stores throughout California. Its print centerMore offers photo quality, fine-art quality and canvas specialty printing capabilities. 
Angeles Press
1616 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Angeles Press is a fine art printmaking studio that produces limited-edition prints via stone lithography, monoprint,More woodcut, embossing and digital imaging. Toby Michel enjoys assisting artists in turning out stunning prints, and he has worked with 300 artists and counting since he founded the studio in 1980.
Artsynalon Studio
1758 12th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404
Artsynalon is a local children's art studio offering basic drawing, painting, digital photography, collaborativeMore painting and multimedia lessons for young artists. The studio also hosts private parties and events for adults.
Ten Women Gallery on Montana Ave
1128 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403
Ten Women Gallery is an artist co-op and store. The location offers a wide range of pieces and crafts from localMore artists, including ceramics, wearable items and cards. Some styles and options include photography, digital art, painting, blown glass, art dolls, collages, woven accessories, mixed media, sculptures, jewelry items and more. Gift certificates and custom orders are available.
1815 Centinela Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90404

Andresen is a graphic-arts company whose services include prepress, large-format printing and short-run digitalMore projects.

A family-owned business, Andresen used to be one of the biggest typography businesses in the U.S., before the digital revolution. The company has since reconfigured itself to keep up with the changing times.

Its clients include Columbia Pictures, Safeway, Toyota, Union Bank and other large businesses.

Andresen has a second office, located in San Francisco; between its two locations, the company employs about 40 graphic designers.

Below the Radar
701 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Below the Radar is a digital visual effects and production studio.  Located near Seventh Street this smallMore facility includes a 3-D Studio providing clients with quality CG images.  Their work can be seen in automotive commercials including Buick, BMW, Cadillac, Fiat, GM, and Suzuki, and many other commercial products.  All work is conducted in a modern facility with state-of-the-art equipment.  Parking is available in the building.
La Foto Gallery
806 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405
La Foto Gallery has served Santa Monica and surrounding areas for 11 years. This cozy gallery off of Pico BoulevardMore offers a range of services for both Spanish and English speaking photographers and photography enthusiasts. A number of photographers, including the popular Marissa Lopez Donatt, use this space as a studio for family and personal portraits, as well as other photographic arts. The space can be used for parties and events such as gallery openings. You'll also find a digital photo lab as well as a black & white darkroom for rental.
Duganne Ateliers
2651 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405
"Jack Duganne, who coined the term giclée, or fine-art digital print, says he sees 'the magic in artMore stimulated by technology.'" He is an artist of new media and the studio produces its own limited edition prints while using its expertise to better control the quality of the work with the use of modern techology. As one of the pioneers of the Giclee industry, Duganne Ateliers began making prints for artists in 1996 and from this humble beginning the word spread rapidly.
West Coast Post
2872 Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90404
West Coast Post is a full-service postproduction and digital storage leasing company. The shop is located inside theMore Roberts Business Park on Colorado Avenue in Santa Monica. The shop itself is a warehouse with offices and a large work area. There is no customer foot traffic inside West Coast Post, as most of the orders are taken by phone or online. West Coast Post is known for having state-of-the-art equipment in the industry. Customers can get Avid Systems including Avid Adrenaline for PCs and Macs, Avid Meridien Symphony for Macs and Avid Meridien Media Composer also for Macs. It also offers Avid servers and Avid storage. The selection of available decks includes Betacam SP, Digital Betacam and DVcams by Sony, DVC Pro by Panasonic and more. Workflow consultation service is also available. The technical support staff is available 24 hours.   
Olympic High School
721 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Olympic High School provides an alternative education that includes standards-based curriculum, intensiveMore guidance/counseling and project-based learning. Students are tended to individually and have a significant support system of educators. They are instructed to take many elective courses prior to graduation.

The "Olympic CARES" acronym, which in part defines the school, stands for "Communicators, Analytical Thinkers, Responsible Individuals, Ethical Citizens and Scholars."

The school's curriculum includes the following (some subjects have multiple courses): 20th-Century History in Film; Advanced Art; Algebra; APEX Learning French; APEX Learning; Art Foundation; Biological Science; CAHSEE Math; Career Exploration; Consumer Math; Counseling; Creative Writing; Criminal Justice; Digital Design; Drama; Drums; Economics; English; Essentials for Algebra; Geometry; Government; Guitar; Healthy Living; Intensive Literacy Support; K9; PAL Digital Design; PAL Fitness; Photography; Physical Education; Physical Science; Science Elective; Sober Living; Statistics; Teacher Assistant; Tutorial; US History; Venice Arts Photography; Work Experience ROP; and World History.

The student body is 58 percent Latino, 26 percent white and 12 percent black.

Olympic High School is currently undergoing construction but remains open.

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