The Academy of Art University was founded in 1929, in San Francisco. It is accredited by CIDA(The Council for Interior Design) From it’s beginning, the academy has led the way in cutting-edge creativity and innovation in the education of their students. Its staff consists of industry leaders, and its campus is state-of-the-art.
NYC Fashion Week
Graduates of the Academy took a front seat at New York Fashion Week in September, 2917, showing their great talent for design in clothing for men and women. The designers all came with diversified backgrounds from the coast of Maine to the mainland of China and other in between places. Their designs displayed unique ideas and outstanding craftsmanship that left a positive vibe with the audience, including fashion icon Ms. J Alexander, a regular on America’s Next Top Model.
Presenting their vision of fashions of the future, the hard work of these young artists came to fruition at this event. Academy graduates featured in the show included Hailun Zhou, from China; Eden Slezin, San Francisco; Dina Maria Lam, Los Angeles; Carlos Rodrigues, Mexico; Saya Shen, China; Joanna Jadallah, Illinois; Cana Kiebanoff, New York; Ryan Yu, China and Jelly Shan, China.
More About The Academy of Art University
Along with those mentioned above, there are well over 25,000 Academy alumni from all parts of the world, The companies and businesses they’ve started or work for in the United State and worldwide are too many to mention. Alumni can read about classmate successes and endeavors by going to the Academy of Art University’s website.
With over 18,000 students, the academy is considered the largest art and design university in America. Those attending have a myriad of majors to chose from including fashion, acting, animation and visual effects, advertising, art education, architecture, art history, game and graphic design, industrial design, multimedia, sound and design, photography and more. All majors and courses are accredited and include BA, MA, BFA, MFA and MARCH. The academy also offers courses in pre-college and continuing education, as well as teachers’ grants.