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A $10 Million Dream Come True: Architecture Alum Wins AIA SF Design Awards

If you could win $10 million, what passion project would you pursue and why?

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Maggie Xue Shows You Can Be Whatever You Want with an Art Degree

As long as you have strong foundations, you can pivot your career to anywhere.

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2021 At the Academy: A Year-End Wrap Up

Congratulations, you made it to the end of yet another challenging year! Before we welcome the New Year, let’s take a quick look back at what Academy of Art University has been up to this entire…


Academy of Art Alumni in the Art & Design Industry Today – Innovations & Initiatives

Academy of Art University graduates are making waves in their respective industries. Here are but some of them creatively pursuing their passions with their innovations and initiatives.


Congratulations to the Academy of Art Alumni that Worked on 2020 Oscar Winners!

For a complete list of all the Academy of Art Alumni nominated in the 2020 Oscars, check out our dedicated page in recognition of their accomplishments.


Weekend Inspo: H.E.R. Piano in Grammys was Created by Industrial Design School Grad

Feeling optimistic, excited, and positively bursting with creative ideas for projects that you can't wait to get started on? Good. Hold on to that feeling, keep that fire burning and you might end…


Alumni Behind the Scenes: The Academy Awards 2020 Special

This is it. The much-awaited Academy Awards is happening on Sunday, February 9th. Whatever the results may be, we're already very proud of our Academy of Art alumni for contributing to these…

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Alumni Behind the Scenes: Frozen 2

Seeing cool alumni work from our proud graduates gives us all sorts of warm and fuzzy feelings inside—even at the peak of winter.

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Alumni Behind the Scenes: Animation & VFX Graduates Help Spin Magic in Maleficent 2019

While Maleficent: Mistress of Evil is “no fairy tale” as she herself puts it, it certainly is a dream come true for our animation and VFX graduates who had the pleasure of working in its……

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Alumni Behind the Scenes: The Addams Family 2019

Our favorite Halloweeny family is back, and with them come some of our very own animation school graduates. Congratulations, and as always, we’re very proud of you!