Since 1929, the city of San Francisco has been home to one of the finest higher-learning institutions in the nation. This institution is rich in history as well as rich in prestige. For those who have a burning-desire for the arts, this university can definitely quench your thirst. Inspiration, talent and a strong will to excel is what flows through the veins of this school, and it has produced a plethora of notable talents such as:
- Film Director Vicky Jenson
- Actress Heidi Montag
- Actress Raven-Symone
- Fashion Designer Kara Laricks
- Figurative Painter Asencio
- And many others
Academy of Art struts its stuff every year at the prestigious New York Fashion Week. Many of the schools former-graduates has put on very good shows here and last year was no difference. Academy of Art University has attended this event for a record-breaking 21 consecutive-times. That’s right! New York Fashion Week hosts some of the hottest up-and-coming talent as well as long-time favorites. This week-long affair can simply push a participant straight into the limelight. There is an enormous variety of silhouettes, ideas and craftsmanship that is being displayed to the highest degree. Academy of Art University was no different as 10 of its graduates participated by displaying two menswear lines, five womenswear lines as well as two collaborations.
New York City’s Skylight Clarkson Center was literally set ablaze, and it surely didn’t disappoint. The shows were jam-packed with contestants, with industry personnel, with celebrities and with the general public. What more could one ever ask for? Academy of Art University has set the tone for the new year. This fine institution of brilliance will continue on its blazing-path of pursuing excellence and that’s a guaranteed fact.