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Three School of Fashion Students Awarded Scholarships in NYC

Academy of Art University is proud to announce that three School of Fashion students were recently awarded scholarships at the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund awards ceremony in New York City. Simon…

Abigail Muñoz is Living Out Every '90s Kid's Dream Working at Nickelodeon

Visual Artist Abigail Muñoz is Living Out Every Kid’s Dream at Nickelodeon

You may not know her by name, but chances are you’ve seen her work. Facebook stickers and frames, anyone? Abigail Muñoz, a 2015 Visual Development BFA grad from Academy of Art University, was an…

Photographer Finds His Voice

Gregory Beams does what he loves for a living. He's confident in his artistic abilities, and is enjoying success in his dream career as a professional photographer. For many, doing what you love…

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Yenifer Ubiera: Style Warrior

Passion+ the right instructors to push you along. That’s been the winning formula for Yenifer Ubiera, who found her calling via her Fashion Styling degree from the Academy’s online education…

Starting Up in Style: Alumna Launches Shopping Startup

A self-described “serial entrepreneur” and “recovering venture capitalist,” Camilla Olson is clearly undeterred by the path less traveled. Her journey through the world of corporations and startups…

Sculpture Alumna Debuts Solo Show

Academy of Art University alumna Yuqing “Max” Luo debuted her first solo show at the Cannery Galleries in May 2017. A recent MFA graduate from the School of Fine Art-Sculpture, Luo displayed her…

Giving Back to the Community

Thinking like a designer means thinking about the experience. That’s the approach School of Architecture alumna Mary Telling took when her career brought her design skills face-to-face with the task…

Why I Attended the Academy

The Academy has seen many years of fantastic accomplishments from our students—from nationally-recognized doodlers to composers creating the music for the historic San Francisco Chinese New Year…

Vogue Arabia Features Jewelry Designs by Recent Graduate

Since debuting her designs at Academy of Art University’s 2016 Spring Show, alumna Deema Hefzi has already crafted a name for herself that’s being heard throughout the jewelry industry. Hefzi, who…

Academy Alumna’s Invention Appears on TIME’s List of Best Inventions of 2016

Congratulations to Academy of Art University graduate Sha Yao whose work is featured on TIME Magazine’s unranked list of the “25 Best Inventions of 2016”! Yao, who graduated with an MFA from the…