Do you have a strong interest for the performing arts? Are you into fashion and design? Would you like to pursue a career in the entertainment industry? If you answered yes to any of the questions, then you should consider studying at San Francisco’s Academy of Art University. This school has been around for a very long time, and it was started by Richard S. Stephens. Stephens was a well-known painter and magazine editor. Throughout the years, Academy of Art University has changed hands from one family member to the next, but its purpose has remained the same.
Who are some of the talent that this school has produced? Well, the answer to this question is rather simply, but here are a few of the well-known talent that comes from this exceptional school.
- Figurative Painter Asencio
- Actress Raven-Symone
- Film Dierctor Vicky Jenson
- Fashion Designer Kara Laricks
- Actress Heidi Montag
- Music Video Director Chris Milk
- And many more
In 2017, Academy of Art University appeared in its 21st showcase at the prestigious New York Fashion Week. The bright lights of the big city displayed some of the finest of talent in the fashion industry and last year was no exception. With two menswear lines, two collaborations and five womenswear lines, this school has certainly put on a wonderful show. Painstaking hours of classes, workshops and internships goes into producing such an extravagant event.
Some other interesting facts about this school is that it was once named the Academy of Art College as well as named the Academy of Advertising Art. Though the names are somewhat different, the school’s goal has always remained the same. All in all, Academy of Art University has earned its place at the top spot and that statement cant be questioned by anyone.