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About Milan Art Institute

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Variety of Onsite Institute Classes

You will experience great community and friendship, as you gain classic essential skill, as well as innovative techniques John and Elli Milan have developed over the last 18 years. Some of these techniques can only be found at the Milan Art Institute. You will find the atmosphere at the school non-competitive and completely encouraging. Emerging and professional artists alike improve skills, learn new techniques, and build lasting relationships.

Latest Courses

Latest Art News

“Creativity takes courage” Henri Matisse

November 23, 2018

Elli Milan’s first Book!

Miranda Gamel
September 2, 2018

From Student To Teacher

Miranda Gamel
September 1, 2018

Two Hearts, One Canvas

What People Say

What people are saying about how our Institute has changed their lives.



Creative Director

“ Thank you so much for everything you have done for Kailey!! It has been so exciting to see her blossom and develop her talents through your guidance! I have been blown away by the progress she has made in such a short time!! Thank you!! ”



MAI Graduate

“ Relevant, personalized, and empowering. I am blown away by the quality of instruction and the affordability of the program. The Mastery of Fine Arts program is simply the smartest investment I have made in terms of personal and artistic development. ”




“ Elli is positive and encouraging in helping her students develop their passion AND find their creative voice through constructive instruction. I have gained skills I didn’t know were possible! It takes a willingness to learn and dedication to work through any bumps in the road! Whatever the student’s pace, whatever the style, she will guide you in the right direction. ”




“ At Milan Art Institute, not only have I learned how to paint and draw, but also the “ins and outs” of the art business and what it takes to build an art career. Elli is a generous and brilliant teacher. She has a clear and profound method in teaching students how to find their voice as an artist. As an Art Mastery student, I feel inspired and equipped to begin my career as an artist. ”




“ Elli really helped me find myself. She helped me find and develop talent and skills I didn’t even know I had in me! It has been the amazing start of a new journey. ”



Current Student

“ My husband was really skeptical when I, so desperately, wanted to sign up for the Mastery program at Milan Art Institute. After six months of watching my skills improve at warp speed, he is now a believer. Take this course – and you will grow and blossom, as an artist, beyond your wildest dreams. ”

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