Undoubtedly, Academy of Art University has a rich history since it was founded by Richard S. Stephens in 1992. The school is known to be one of the largest property owners in San Francisco as if that is not enough. The school boasts an Academy of Art University Automobile Museum. With its 200 vintage cars, they include some of the world’s most valuable and rarest cars which Forbes value at over $70 million.
For decades now, the New York Fashion Week has been the platform in which new names are launched into the limelight; and at the center of this is the Academy of Art University. The 21st runway showcase was held at this prime university at the Skylight Clarkson Square on September 9, 2017; as usual, despite having done this for 21 times, it was still a rare treat to discover new talent. This season witnessed debuts of five womenswear and two menswear collections from ten recent BFA and MFA graduates, including two collaborations.
With the diversity of the designers, the audience was impressed by the range of ideas, craftsmanship, and silhouettes displayed. From America’s Top Model, the legendary Ms. J Alexander, and Sara Kozlowski graced the event and exhibited their visions for the expectation of fashion in front of their potential career mentors and peers.
Through the dedication of Dr. Elisa Stephens, Academy of Art University delivers an in-depth and quality of instruction which is second to none. Academy of Art University is not only fostering innovation but it I also keeping pace with emerging industry trends and technologies. This has seen our students getting unique real-world experience by building resumes and professional profiles that propel them into their respective industries after graduation, at times even before then.
Since the largest accredited private design and art University in the nation, Academy of Art University is the perfect fit to get a great head start to kick start your career in art. To experience our urban campus with a guided tour of exhibits, housing, galleries, and state-of-the-art facilities, contact us today for more information.