Founded in 1929 is one of the nation’s leading schools for the arts. This school is located in the city of San Francisco, and it has created some of the finest of talent that can be found in the entertainment industry. Academy of Art University is the perfect educational institution for those who are deeply interested in the arts as well as interested in design. Painter Richard Stephens launched the school with some of the highest expectations. Back in the day, the school was known by other names such as Academy of Art College and Academy of Advertising Art. Academy of Art University’s campus is located near the prominent New Montgomery Street, and it is one of the city’s largest property owners.
Fashion is a very popular aspect of living and there are few schools that can produce better fashion trends than AAU. Last year in September, the school made its annual trip to The Big Apple, and it most definitely put on a show. New York Fashion Week pulls in the biggest and brightest names in the business as participants come from every square-inch of the world. You won’t find a more eclectic audience than this. A total of 10 former-graduates represented for Academy of Art University at the 2017 event. Industry personnel, entertainers and the general public flood this extravagant event every year. “America’s Next Top Model,” Ms. J. Alexander, was in attendance when AAU took the stage. The school did a great job of flaunting its five womenswear lines, two menswear lines and two collaborations.
Some of the schools former-graduates have gone on to successful careers in other fields. For the 2018 Academy Awards, Academy of Art University was well-represented by individuals who has worked in the fields of illustration, Graphic design, art, advertising, animation and visual effects.