The Academy of Art University is one of the finest institutions in the country when it comes to the arts and fashion. This institution is located in San Francisco, and it was founded by a painter named Richard S. Stephens. Academy of Art University’s alumni has participated in prominent events as well as the motion picture industry. Some of these individuals have been hired by Walt Disney Animation Studios, hired by Pixar, hired by E! and hired by Warner Bros. Visual effects has played a major role in movies like Trolls, Sully, Borrowed Time, Kubo & The Two Strings, Hell or High Water and Moana.
When it comes to fashion, Academy of Art University also ranks very high. The school is a regular participant at the prestigious New York Fashion Week. Last year was no different as the school represented itself very well with numerous projects. Skylight Clarkson Square was the point of location, and it was packed with numerous industry insiders, guests and celebrities. Academy of Art University opened with two collaborations, five womenswear lines as well as two menswear lines. Former-graduates of the school also participated with the festivities. This include graduates Eden Slezin, Hailun Zhou, Dina Marie Lam and SayaShen. New York Fashion Week has participants from all around the world, and it displays some of the most eclectic styles. There has been a lot of work that goes into producing and for partaking in this event. Hours and hours of classes, workshops and internships has been completed beforehand.
Academy of Art University has set the precedent in fashion and for the arts. Its statistical numbers stand at 12,600 students, 1,154 part-time teachers and 283 full-time teachers. Academy of Art University is said to be the largest privately owned art & design school in America and that speaks volumes.